anthropology, physical

anthropology, physical
физическая антропология; наука, занимающаяся изучением человека с биологической и эволюционной точек зрения, а также измерениями, сбором и анализом данных о различиях расовых, этнических, территориальных групп.

Англо-русский словарь по социологии. 2011.

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  • anthropology — anthropological /an threuh peuh loj i keuhl/, anthropologic, adj. anthropologically, adv. /an threuh pol euh jee/, n. 1. the science that deals with the origins, physical and cultural development, biological characteristics, and social customs… …   Universalium

  • Anthropology and Archaeology — ▪ 2009 Introduction Anthropology       Among the key developments in 2008 in the field of physical anthropology was the discovery by a large interdisciplinary team of Spanish and American scientists in northern Spain of a partial mandible (lower… …   Universalium

  • physical anthropologist — noun : an anthropologist specializing in physical anthropology * * * physical anthropologist, a person who studies physical anthropology: »The physical anthropologist is, in one sense, a biologist who concentrates his attention on man (Beals and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • physical anthropology — noun Date: 1873 anthropology concerned with the comparative study of human evolution, variation, and classification especially through measurement and observation compare cultural anthropology • physical anthropologist noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • physical — physically, adv. physicalness, n. /fiz i keuhl/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to the body: physical exercise. 2. of or pertaining to that which is material: the physical universe; the physical sciences. 3. noting or pertaining to the properties of… …   Universalium

  • ANTHROPOLOGY — ANTHROPOLOGY, literally an account of man, is the comparative study of human societies and cultures. Anthropology has four major subfields: archaeology , the study of past cultures through an examination of material remains; biological (physical) …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • physical anthropology — n anthropology concerned with the comparative study of human evolution, variation, and classification esp. through measurement and observation called also somatology compare CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY * * * a branch of anthropology that deals with the …   Medical dictionary

  • physical anthropology — n. a major division of anthropology that deals with the physical variation, characteristics, and evolution of humans …   English World dictionary

  • physical anthropology — physical anthropologist. the branch of anthropology dealing with the evolutionary changes in human bodily structure and the classification of modern races, using mensurational and descriptive techniques. Cf. cultural anthropology. [1870 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • anthropology — anthropology, ethnology, archaeology are clearly distinguishable sciences, but they are often confused by laymen because the investigations of scholars in these fields are largely concerned with ancient or primitive races. Anthropology is a… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • physical anthropologist — n an anthropologist specializing in physical anthropology …   Medical dictionary

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