physical anthropologist

physical anthropology

the branch of anthropology dealing with the evolutionary changes in human bodily structure and the classification of modern races, using mensurational and descriptive techniques.


physical anthropologist, noun Unabridged
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physical anthropology
the branch of anthropology dealing with the genetic aspect of human development and its physical variations

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physical anthropology   (fĭz'ĭ-kəl)  Pronunciation Key 
The branch of anthropology that deals with human evolutionary biology, physical variation, and classification. Compare cultural anthropology.
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