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[mass noun] The branch of knowledge that deals with the demographic features of past populations and cultures.
- ‘The pattern of population size change across the Pleistocene has come to be of critical interest, linking paleodemography with population genetics, paleoecology, and paleoanthropology.’
- ‘Adult sex ratios in fossil assemblages, when discernible via a form of sexual dimorphism, add a valuable dimension to paleodemography because they are strongly linked to sociality in extant species.’
- ‘Palaeodemography is one of the vital weight-bearing cornerstones of biological anthropology.’
- ‘A previous study of the palaeodemography of these hominids was made after the 1993 season.’
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