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1. (Palaeontology) the study of diseases of ancient man and fossil animals
2. (Medicine) the study of diseases of ancient man and fossil animals
Medicine. the study of diseases from former times as found in fossils and mummified remains.See also: Past
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|Noun||1.||palaeopathology - the study of disease of former times (as inferred from fossil evidence)|
pathology - the branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseases