anthropology

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(anthropology) kin by marriage affine
(anthropology) kinship by marriage or adoption; not a blood relationship affinity
social scientist who specializes in anthropology anthropologist
academic department responsible for teaching and research in anthropology anthropology department , department of anthropology
branch of anthropology that studies prehistoric people and their cultures archaeology , archeology
United States anthropologist (born in England) who popularized anthropology (1905-) Ashley Montagu , Montagu
(anthropology) related by blood blood kinship , cognation , consanguinity
branch of physical anthropology dealing with the study and measurement of dry skulls after removal of its soft parts craniometry
branch of anthropology that deals with human culture and society cultural anthropology , social anthropology
branch of anthropology that provides scientific description of individual human societies descriptive anthropology , ethnography
(anthropology) the distinctive expression of the cognitive or intellectual character of a culture or a social group eidos
branch of anthropology that deals with the division of humankind into races and with their origins and distribution and distinctive characteristics ethnology
(anthropology) the distinctive spirit of a culture or an era ethos
(anthropology) relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption family relationship , kinship , relationship
English scientist (cousin of Charles Darwin) who explored many fields: heredity, meteorology, statistics, psychology, anthropology; founder of eugenics and first to use fingerprints for identification (1822-1911) Francis Galton , Galton , Sir Francis Galton
branch of anthropology dealing with the genesis and variation of human beings physical anthropology
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