palaeozoology

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palaeozoology

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

the study of fossil animals. — paleozoologic, palaeozoologic, paleozoological, palaeozoological, adj.
See also: Fossils
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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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That's a big deal because when you finally get big organisms, it changes the way the biosphere works, as they interact with microbes and each other," Nature quoted Stefan Bengtson, a palaeozoologist at the Swedish Museum of Natural History in Stockholm and a co-author on the report, as saying.
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