paleopathology


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Synonyms for paleopathology

the study of disease of former times (as inferred from fossil evidence)

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The study is published in the International Journal of Paleopathology.
Originating in an 1982 Conference on Paleopathology and Socioeconomic Change at the Origins of Agriculture in Pittsburgh, New York, Paleopathology at the Origins of Agriculture is a widely cited resource on bio-archaeological literature.
The plague of Athens: epidemiology and paleopathology.
Preliminary Investigations of the Chelechol ra Orrak Cemetery, Republic of Palau: I, Skeletal Biology and Paleopathology.
IXth European Meeting of the Paleopathology Association (R.
1998): The Cambridge encyclopedia of human paleopathology.
You begin to see features that relate to paleopathology, diseases that may have been suffered by the individual, also mummification style and patterns -- how they may change through time," said Dr.
with males and females of all ages represented, the authors and contributors reconstruct the ancient population through discussions of paleodemography and paleopathology.
10) Other paleopathology studies of preserved human remains include those of Chinese and Alaskan Inuit ancestry, all of which showed evidence of atheromatous plaques and other indications of CVD.
The report of this exhumation and research, presented in 2002 to the Paleopathology Association by Drs Cook and Powell stated, "This adult male skeleton showed extensive new bone formation on the medial and lateral surfaces of the right ilium.
1997 "Does Paleopathology Measure Community Health?
SOME of the world's leading experts on paleopathology, who study ancient remains to help understand disease, will gather to share their latest research at Durham University next week.
He is author of The Food Crisis in Prehistory (Yale University Press, 1977) and other books and senior editor of Paleopathology at the Origins of Agriculture (Academic Press, 1984).