(noun) The branch of anthropology studying the origin and variation of humankind.
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- A (noun) physical anthropologist (adverb) anthropologically studies culture to create (adjective) physical anthropologic or (adjective) physical anthropological works.
How to Cite the Definition of Physical Anthropology
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “physical anthropology.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved March 27, 2019 (http://sociologydictionary.org/physical-anthropology/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
physical anthropology. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from http://sociologydictionary.org/physical-anthropology/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “physical anthropology.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed March 27, 2019. http://sociologydictionary.org/physical-anthropology/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“physical anthropology.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 27 Mar. 2019. <http://sociologydictionary.org/physical-anthropology/>.