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Noun: palaeobiology  ,pey-lee-ow-bI'ó-lu-jee
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: paleobiology)
  1. A branch of palaeontology that deals with the origin and growth and structure of fossil animals and plants as living organisms
    - paleobiology [N. Amer]

Type of: biological science, biology, fossilology, palaeontology [Brit, Cdn], paleontology [N. Amer]

Encyclopedia: Palaeobiology