bio·​an·​thro·​pol·​o·​gy | \ ˌbī-(ˌ)ō-ˌan(t)-thrə-ˈpä-lə-jē How to pronounce bioanthropology (audio) \

Definition of bioanthropology

: physical anthropology Here at Indiana University there are three introductory courses in physical anthropology (we call it bioanthropology).— Paul L. Jamison, American Anthropologist, December 1976

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bioanthropological \ ˌbī-​(ˌ)ō-​ˌan(t)-​thrə-​pə-​ˈlä-​ji-​kəl How to pronounce bioanthropology (audio) \ adjective
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1954, in the meaning defined above

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“Bioanthropology.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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