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paleopathology, palaeopathology

Medicine. the study of diseases from former times as found in fossils and mummified remains.
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Noun1.paleopathology - the study of disease of former times (as inferred from fossil evidence)
pathology - the branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseases
archaeology, archeology - the branch of anthropology that studies prehistoric people and their cultures
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Paleopathology of Children: Identification of Pathological Conditions in the Human Skeletal Remains of Non-Adults
Using osteobiography and paleopathology methods as well as stable isotope analysis and mass spectrometry on about 500 skeletons from the dairy-farming area, they have been able to reconstruct the group's diet, disease and overall health.
It encompasses a variety of relevant bioanthropological topics including human evolution, paleodemography, bioarchaeology, and paleopathology.
com/science/article/pii/S1879981716301772) International Journal of Paleopathology .
It is evident that paleopathology studies rely on modern bone pathology studies and therefore need relevant bodies of data to be widely useful (Bartosiewicz 2008).
Developmental defects of the axial skeleton in paleopathology.
This specimen is of Late Ordovician age, making it possibly the oldest example of this specific form of paleopathology as well as one of the oldest examples of swelling in a column rather than a calyx.
Based on the TCMT, dental morphology is studied from an interdisciplinary viewpoint (biology, anthropology, dentistry, paleopathology, archeology, forensic science) because teeth can be used in the estimation of biological relationships between populations.
Identification and interpretation of joint disease in paleopathology and forensic anthropology.
The results were published in the International Journal of Paleopathology.