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physical anthropology

noun

Definition of physical anthropology

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

physical anthropologist

noun


1873

First Known Use of physical anthropology

1873


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physical anthropology

noun

Medical Definition of physical anthropology

  1. :  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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