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
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Post-glacial Development of Vertebrate Fauna in Estonian Water Bodies: A Palaeozoological Study.
The taxa are compared and taxon-specific (at the generic level) characters found, which in the future can be exploited in taxonomic and phylogenetic studies or in palaeozoological identifications.
Paul, Minnesota; YPM, Yale Peabody Museum; ZPAL, Palaeozoological Institute of the Polish Academy of Sciences (Warsaw).