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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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(Geological Science) a variant spelling of palaeobiology
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(ˌpeɪ li oʊ baɪˈɒl ə dʒi; esp. Brit. ˌpæl i-)

the branch of paleontology that deals with fossil animals, plants, and other organisms.
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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Led by Romina Petrigh and MartE[degrees]n Fugassa, the study was carried out by an interdisciplinary team including archaeologists and biologists and is part of a project that views ancient faeces as important paleobiological reservoirs.
As biologist, he was particularly attracted by paleobiological aspects such as flight and echolocation in Eocene bats e.g.
The study of MISS and microbial mat features is highly relevant to understand the paleobiological implications of the associations between microorganisms and sediments, the paleoecology of microorganisms and their contribution to the sedimentary record through the formation of structures and biominerals.
Larval ecology of marine benthic invertebrates: paleobiological implications.
Mariotti, "Paleobiological implications of the isotopic signatures (13C, 15N) of fossil mammal collagen in Scladina Cave (Sclayn, Belgium)," Quaternary Research, vol.
This omission is startling because numerous paleobiological hypotheses depend on body size estimates at and prior to the root of our lineage," Mark Grabowski, a visiting assistant professor at the Eberhard Karls University of TAaAaAeA bingen, Germany, and lead author the study, said in a statement Thursday.
Their topics include description, experiment, and model: reading traces in paleobiological research exemplified by a morpho-functional analysis; visualizing viruses: notes on David S.
Phenetic discrimination of biometric simpletons: paleobiological implications of morphospecies in the lingulide brachio pod Glottidia.
Paleobiological implications of the isotopic signatures ([sup.13]C, [sup.15]N) of fossil mammal collagen in Scladina Cave (Sclayn, Belgium).
In recent years, Norell's research group has focused on using or developing new paleobiological techniques, with the goal of answering questions like those discussed below:
(2013b): Postcranial skeleton of Cricosaurus araucanensis (Crocodyliformes: Thalattosuchia): morphology and paleobiological insights.
Douglas; to 'Paleobiological Perspectives on Early Eukaryotic Evolution' by Andrew H.