biological anthropology

noun

Definition of biological anthropology

: physical anthropology Physical anthropology (also called biological anthropology) grounds the other anthropological fields in our animal origins and our biologically determined nature.— Marvin Harris, Culture, People, Nature, 5th edition, 1988

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First Known Use of biological anthropology

1877, in the meaning defined above

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“Biological anthropology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/biological%20anthropology. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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