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pa·le·o·an·thro·pol·o·gy

 (pā′lē-ō-ăn′thrə-pŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The study of extinct and prehistoric hominins and their primate relatives, chiefly by examining fossils and artifacts.

pa′le·o·an′thro·po·log′ic (-pə-lŏj′ĭk), pa′le·o·an′thro·po·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
pa′le·o·an′thro·pol′o·gist n.
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pa•le•o•an•thro•pol•o•gy

(ˌpeɪ li oʊˌæn θrəˈpɒl ə dʒi; esp. Brit. ˌpæl i-)

n.
the study of the origins and predecessors of the present human species.
[1915–20]
pa`le•o•an`thro•pol′o•gist, n.
pa`le•o•an`thro•po•log′i•cal (-pəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) adj.
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paleoanthropology

The scientific study of primitive human beings.
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Noun1.paleoanthropology - the scientific study of human fossilspaleoanthropology - the scientific study of human fossils
vertebrate paleontology - the paleontology of vertebrates
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paléoanthropologie
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MF anatomy is also important in the evaluation of morphometric symmetry of the mental triangle, microscopic and macroscopic morphology and maturity of the human mandible, bone remodeling activity and paleoanthropologic features of the facial skeleton in different populations (Ngeow & Yuzawati, 2003).
The anatomy and other characteristics of mental foramen such as appearance and presence of accessory foramina could also be used in evaluating some morphological and paleoanthropologic features of the human mandible and of the facial skeleton in different populations (Hasan, 2010).
The shape and other anatomical characteristics could also be used in evaluating some morphological and paleoanthropologic features of the human mandible and of the facial skeleton in different populations (Hasan, 2011).