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palaeozoology

/ˌpælɪəʊzuːˈɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the study of fossil animals Also called palaeontology
Derived Forms
palaeozoological (ˌpælɪəʊˌzʊəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) adjective
palaeozoologist, noun
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  • But he adds: "It cannot be said that palaeozoology (the science of fossil animals) has yet arrived at this desirable standpoint."

    Illogical Geology George McCready Price

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