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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
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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
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