noun, plural pa·le·on·tol·o·gies for 2.
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Origin of paleontology
OTHER WORDS FROM paleontologypa·le·on·to·log·ic [pey-lee-on-tl-oj-ik or, especially British, pal-ee-], /ˌpeɪ liˌɒn tlˈɒdʒ ɪk or, especially British, ˌpæl i-/, pa·le·on·to·log·i·cal, adjectivepa·le·on·to·log·i·cal·ly, adverbpa·le·on·tol·o·gist, noun
Words nearby paleontology
Example sentences from the Web for paleontology
And if the fossils go to a private collector, they are effectively lost to paleontology and the public for good.Stopping the Million-Dollar Fossil Thieves: Illegal Trade Meets World of Insatiable Research|Scott Bixby|June 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He draws evidence from genetics, geography, paleontology, anatomy, and elsewhere.What Richard Dawkins Reads: Jerry Coyne, Helena Cronin and More|Josh Dzieza|September 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It relies on the facts of paleontology, and fills up the gaps in this by comparative anatomy and ontogeny.
The three most valuable sources of evidence in phylogeny are paleontology, comparative anatomy, and ontogeny.
But Paleontology is only one branch of the subject, and many others your survey has equally fostered.The Uses of Astronomy|Edward Everett
A contribution to the Tertiary geology and paleontology of northeastern Colorado.
The question had implications far beyond the bounds of paleontology, of course.A History of Science, Volume 3(of 5)|Henry Smith Williams
Scientific definitions for paleontology
Cultural definitions for paleontology
The study of ancient life forms, particularly as they are seen in fossils.