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pa·le·o·bi·ol·o·gy

 (pā′lē-ō-bī-ŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of paleontology that deals with the fossils of plants, animals, and other organisms.

pa′le·o·bi·o·log′ic (-ə-lŏj′ĭk), pa′le·o·bi·o·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
pa′le·o·bi·o·log′i·cal·ly adv.
pa′le·o·bi·ol′o·gist n.
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paleobiology

(ˌpælɪəʊbaɪˈɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Geological Science) a variant spelling of palaeobiology
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pa•le•o•bi•ol•o•gy

(ˌpeɪ li oʊ baɪˈɒl ə dʒi; esp. Brit. ˌpæl i-)

n.
the branch of paleontology that deals with fossil animals, plants, and other organisms.
[1890–95]
pa`le•o•bi`o•log′i•cal (-ˌbaɪ əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) pa`le•o•bi`o•log′ic, adj.
pa`le•o•bi•ol′o•gist, n.
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paleobiology, palaeobiology

the branch of paleontology that studies fossil plants and animals. — paleobiologist, palaeobiologist, n.paleobiologic, palaeobiologic, paleobiological, palaeobiological, adj.
See also: Fossils
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.paleobiology - a branch of paleontology that deals with the origin and growth and structure of fossil animals and plants as living organisms
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
fossilology, palaeontology, paleontology - the earth science that studies fossil organisms and related remains
palaeobotany, paleobotany - the study of fossil plants
palaeozoology, paleozoology - the study of fossil animals
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The insect trace fossil Tonganoxichnus from the Middle Pennsylvanian of Indiana: paleobiologic and paleoenvironmental implications.
Paleobiologic and taphonomic aspects of the "Granulosa" trilobite cluster, Kope Formation (Upper Ordovician, Cincinnati Region).