palaeozoology


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palaeozoology

(ˌpælɪəʊzuːˈɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Palaeontology) the study of fossil animals. Also called: palaeontology
palaeozoological adj
ˌpalaeozoˈologist n

paleozoology, palaeozoology

the study of fossil animals. — paleozoologic, palaeozoologic, paleozoological, palaeozoological, adj.
See also: Fossils
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.palaeozoology - the study of fossil animals
paleomammalogy - the paleobiology of ancient mammals
palaeornithology, paleornithology - the paleobiology of birds
palaeobiology, paleobiology - a branch of paleontology that deals with the origin and growth and structure of fossil animals and plants as living organisms
zoological science, zoology - the branch of biology that studies animals
References in periodicals archive ?
1988: Palaeozoology and the Mid-European Quaternary past: scope of the approach and selected results.
It is interdisciplinary in approach, the chapters drawing on evidence derived from the disciplines of archaeology, history, paleobotany and palaeozoology.