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[mass noun] The branch of science concerned with the pathological conditions found in ancient human and animal remains.
- ‘Most afflictions that lead to death leave no trace on bone, but where soft tissue has survived palaeopathology (the study of ancient disease) can reveal a great deal.’
- ‘Physical anthropology and palaeopathology are also yielding an increasing quantity of data.’
- ‘Readers who have had relatively little exposure to research in paleopathology may be surprised by just how much information the remains convey.’
- ‘Some thirty students have done thesis investigations for a doctoral or a master's degree in paleopathology.’
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