Anthropology

Definition of Anthropology

An`thro`pol´o`gy
n.1.The science of the structure and functions of the human body.
2.The science of man, including the study of the ditribution of physical and cultural attributes in relation to man's origin, location, history, and environment; - sometimes used in a limited sense to mean the study of man as an object of natural history, or as an animal.
3.That manner of expression by which the inspired writers attribute human parts and passions to God. See also anthropopathite, anthropopathism, anthropomorphist.

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anatomy, animal physiology, anthropography, anthropologist, anthropometry, behavioral science, biology, comparative anatomy, conchology, craniology, craniometry, demography, ecology, entomology, ethnography, ethnologist, ethnology, ethology, helminthology, herpetology, human ecology, human geography, ichthyology, malacology, mammalogy, ornithology, protozoology, psychology, science of man, sociologist, sociology, taxidermy, taxonomy, zoogeography, zoography, zoology, zoonomy, zoopathology, zoophysics, zootaxy, zootomy
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