Definition of biodemography
: an interdisciplinary approach to demography in which biological considerations (such as genetic, epidemiological, and evolutionary determinants) are emphasized : the study of the influence of biological factors on demographic patterns (such as those relating to fertility, health, aging, and longevity) of human populations or populations of other sexually reproducing species The authors, University of Chicago scientists, research the biodemography of aging. Here they use that emerging science to help lay readers understand what is and isn't possible in extending life.— Mary Carroll, Booklist, December 2000
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incapable of being surmounted or overcome
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