paleopathology

noun
pa·​leo·​pa·​thol·​o·​gy | \ˌpā-lē-ō-pə-ˈthä-lə-jē, -pa-ˈthä-, especially British ˌpa-lē-\

Definition of paleopathology 

: a branch of pathology concerned with ancient diseases as evidenced especially in fossil or other remains

Other Words from paleopathology

paleopathological \ˌpā-​lē-​ō-​ˌpa-​thə-​ˈlä-​ji-​kəl \ adjective
paleopathologist \ˌpā-​lē-​ō-​pə-​ˈthä-​lə-​jist, -​pa-​ \ noun

First Known Use of paleopathology

1893, in the meaning defined above

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paleopathology

noun
pa·​leo·​pa·​thol·​o·​gy
variants: or chiefly British palaeopathology \-​jē \
plural paleopathologies

Medical Definition of paleopathology 

: a branch of pathology concerned with diseases of former times as determined especially from fossil or other remains

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