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paleopathologists

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  • n. Plural form of paleopathologist.

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  • One straightforward example of what paleopathologists have learned from skeletons concerns historical changes in height.

    The worst mistake in the history of the human race?

  • In other cases, paleopathologists have not found the actual tumors, but rather signs left by the tumors in the body.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • Precontact skeletons showing syphilitic damage have been identified by paleopathologists, bolstering the argument that treponemal diseases, including syphilis, existed in New World populations.

    Pestilence and Headcolds: Encountering Illness in Colonial Mexico

  • Their endemic diseases and health problems, however, are being made more visible by the recent work of paleopathologists. 4 Skeletal remains, the primary source of evidence for these scholars, contains a considerable amount of data about the physical lives of people from all periods of Mesoamerican history.

    Pestilence and Headcolds: Encountering Illness in Colonial Mexico

  • While the art historians clearly missed the boat in terms of what the figurine depicts, the paleopathologists would likely not be able to address social contexts, such as whether this was for the “amusement of the upper social classes” or perhaps meant to ward off a terrible affliction.

    TB or not TB

  • It was taken by the wife of one of the paleopathologists on my server list.

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  • New studies by paleopathologists Bruce and Christine Rothschild favor a New World origin.

    Origins of Syphilis

  • But for paleopathologists - scholars of ancient disease - the richest treasure was the abundance of tumors that had riddled almost every bone of the man's body.

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  • After examining research of more than 3,000 mummies, anatomists and paleopathologists at the University of Zurich concluded that 18 percent of all mummies in case reports showed a nightmare array of dental diseases.

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  • After examining research of more than 3,000 mummies, anatomists and paleopathologists at the University of Zurich concluded that 18 percent of all mummies in case reports showed a nightmare array of dental diseases ...

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