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anthropology

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noun an·thro·pol·o·gy \ˌan(t)-thrə-ˈpäl-ə-jē\

Medical Definition of anthropology

plural an·thro·pol·o·gies

  1. :  the science of humans; especially :  the study of humans in relation to distribution, origin, classification, and relationship of races, physical character, environmental and social relations, and culture

  2. an·thro·po·log·i·cal \-pə-ˈläj-i-kəl\play adjective
    an·thro·po·log·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb
    an·thro·pol·o·gist \ˌan(t)-thrə-ˈpäl-ə-jəst\play noun





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