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physical anthropology

noun

Definition of PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY

:  anthropology concerned with the comparative study of human evolution, variation, and classification especially through measurement and observation — compare cultural anthropology
physical anthropologist noun

First Known Use of PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY

1873

physical anthropology

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY

:  anthropology concerned with the comparative study of human evolution, variation, and classification especially through measurement and observation—called also somatology; compare cultural anthropology

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