Descriptor in English: Paleontology
Descriptor in Spanish: Paleontología
Descriptor in Portuguese: Paleontologia
Descriptor in French: Paléontologie
Tree number(s): H01.277.875
Scope note: The study of early forms of life through fossil remains.
Annotation: IM; SPEC; as NIM coord, no qualif; do not routinely check tags HISTORICAL ARTICLE & ANCIENT HISTORY or MEDIEVAL HISTORY: check only when the hist & ancient or medieval med aspects are particularly discussed; for prehist, ANCIENT HISTORY tag is all right; paleontology is for pre-Columbian, nothing later; DF: PALEONTOL
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
See also the descriptors: Mummies MeSH
Phylogeography MeSH
DeCS UI: 10350
Descriptor UI: D010163
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Paleontology - Preferred
Concept UI M0015770
Scope note The study of early forms of life through fossil remains.
Preferred term Paleontology

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