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1. The scientific study of the origin, the behavior, and the physical, social, and cultural development of humans.
2. That part of Christian theology concerning the genesis, nature, and future of humans, especially as contrasted with the nature of God: "changing the church's anthropology to include more positive images of women" (Priscilla Hart).

an′thro·po·log′i·cal (-pə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl), an′thro·po·log′ic (-ĭk) adj.
an′thro·po·log′i·cal·ly adv.
an′thro·pol′o·gist n.
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The so called defined success in collective sports depends on a great number of external and internal factors (regarding the individual person), among which the anthropologic characteristics of players are of a particularly great importance.
This is complemented by anthropologic cooking methods such as baking, roasting, boiling, fermenting as well as frying, the last one chiefly done by rendering animal or coconut fat.
Recent advancements in clinical dentistry have increased the possibility of procedures in the mental region and a detailed knowledge of the mental foramen anatomy may not only aid in the prevention of post-surgical neurovascular complications and morbidity, but also hold the potential of contributing as an identifying maxillofacial anthropologic characteristic feature for different populations.
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Mitteilungen der Berliner Gesellschaft fur Anthropologic und Urgeschichte 32:107-120.
Caption: 1 Anthropologic offers terrazzo hardware, in round and square knobs and handles.
In recent years, the iconic Jeep has graced fleece sweaters, soaps at Anthropologic stores, beer bottles, hand-stitched needlepoint belts, band posters, and Pinterest boards.
The subjects' anthropologic data (gender, age, height, and weight) for the FWAT was entered via an iPad (Apple, mini 2, Cupertino, CA.
Researchers at Purdue University suggest you should include wild game in your diet, and this urging comes as a result of anthropologic research gleaned from studying prehistoric hunter-gatherer societies.