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

paleopathological

play \ˌpā-lē-ō-ˌpa-thə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective

paleopathologist

play \ˌpā-lē-ō-pə-ˈthä-lə-jist, -pa-\ noun

First Known Use of paleopathology

1893

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paleopathology

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

medical Definition of paleopathology

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

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