Descriptor English: Paleontology
Descriptor Spanish: Paleontología
Descriptor paleontología
Entry term(s) tafonomía
Scope note: Estudio de las primitivas formas de vida a través de los fósiles.
Descriptor Portuguese: Paleontologia
Descriptor French: Paléontologie
Entry term(s): Taphonomy
Tree number(s): H01.277.875
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: The study of early forms of life through fossil remains.
Annotation: specialty; used also as NIM coordinate; paleogenomics: coordinate with GENOMICS; do not routinely check tags HISTORICAL ARTICLE, and ANCIENT HISTORY or MEDIEVAL HISTORY: check only when the history, and ancient or medieval medical aspects are particularly discussed; for prehistory, ANCIENT HISTORY tag is all right; paleontology is for pre-Columbian, nothing later
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Entry Version: PALEONTOL
Related: Mummies MeSH
Phylogeography MeSH
DeCS ID: 10350
Unique ID: D010163
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2022/04/13
Paleontology - Preferred
Concept UI M0015770
Scope note The study of early forms of life through fossil remains.
Preferred term Paleontology
Taphonomy - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000754987
Preferred term Taphonomy

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