Definition of Paleopathology

1. Noun. The study of disease of former times (as inferred from fossil evidence).

Exact synonyms: Palaeopathology
Generic synonyms: Pathology, Archaeology, Archeology



Definition of Paleopathology

1. Noun. The study of ancient diseases. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Paleopathology

1. [n -GIES]

Medical Definition of Paleopathology

1. The study of disease in prehistoric times as revealed in bones, mummies, and archaeologic artifacts. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paleopathology

paleomagnetists
paleomagnetosphere
paleomammalogy
paleontographical
paleontography
paleontologic
paleontological
paleontologies
paleontologist
paleontologists
paleontology
paleopallium
paleopalynology
paleopathologist
paleopathologists
paleopathology (current term)
paleopedology
paleophyte
paleophytes
paleophytologist
paleophytologists
paleophytology
paleorecord
paleornithology
paleosalinities
paleosalinity
paleosaurus
paleoscience
paleosciences
paleoseismic

Literary usage of Paleopathology

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1. Annals of Medical History by Francis Randolph Packard (1921)
"CHARLES SINGER The New York Medical College 1782- Studies in paleopathology. ... A Seventeenth Century Pediatrist New Observations in paleopathology JOHN ..."

2. Bulletin by Geological Society of America (1921)
"DEFINITION OF paleopathology The difficulties arise on every hand. First: paleopathology is "dry- bone pathology," a subject held in some contempt by ..."

3. The History of Medicine in Its Salient Features by Walter LIBBY (1922)
"Moodie, RL: "Studies in paleopathology," Surg. Gin., vol. m, pp. 481-96. Chicago, 1918. ... Ruffer, Sir MA: Studies in the paleopathology of Egypt. ..."

4. Repressed Emotions by Isador H. Coriat (1920)
"It is the science dealing with the fossilized thought forms in the unconscious of man and is analogous to paleopathology, the science of diseases which can ..."

5. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by Anna Lorraine Guthrie, Marion A. Knight, H.W. Wilson Company, Estella E. Painter (1920)
"G: G. MacCurdy. il maps Am Anthropol 19: 252-61 Ap '17 paleopathology. See Paleontology Palestine Beleaguered Holy Land; photographs. ..."

6. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1919)
"The first contribution, on studies in paleopathology, although having but little bearing on present-day surgery, is most interesting from a historical ..."

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