noun. the scientific study of human fossils.
- human palaeontology
- vertebrate paleontology
- -logy (English)
- anthropo- (English)
- paleo- (English)
- παλαιός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Example sentences of the word paleoanthropology
1. Noun, singular or mass
All these programs offer advanced studies in paleoanthropology to prepare scientists for the workforce or the next level of studies.