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physical anthropology

noun
1.
the branch of anthropology dealing with the evolutionary changes in human bodily structure and the classification of modern races, using mensurational and descriptive techniques.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75
Related forms
physical anthropologist, noun
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physical anthropology

noun
1.
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)   
The branch of anthropology that deals with human evolutionary biology, physical variation, and classification. Compare cultural anthropology.
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