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The Cambridge Dictionary
of Human Biology
and Evolution
LARRY L. MAI
California State University, Long Beach
MARCUS YOUNG OWL
California State University, Long Beach
M. PATRICIA KERSTING
Audio-Digest Foundation, Glendale, California
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Contents
Prefacepage vii
Acknowledgementsix
List ofword rootsxi
List ofabbreviationsxvii
The Cambridge Dictionary of Human Biology and Evolution1
Appendix 1Ataxonomy ofextinct primates573
Appendix 2Ataxonomy ofrecent and extant primates580
Appendix 3Table ofextant primate species585
Appendix 4Ageological time scale617
Appendix 5Terrestrial chronology ofthe Pleistocene ‘ice age’in the northern hemisphere618
Appendix 6Marine oxygen isotope chronology619
Appendix 7Anatomical landmarks,postcranial bones and major muscle groups621
Appendix 8Event timeline ofhuman biology and evolution625
Appendix 9Tentative hominid phylogeny647
Appendix 10The Greek alphabet648
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Preface
Human biology is a diverse and multidisciplinary field that
includes or borrows from anthropology, anatomy, auxology, evolu-
tionary biology, ics, geology, physiology, and zoology. In our
studies of human biology we found that medical or general biology
dictionaries often did not define many terms used in non-clinical
human biology. This was especially true of the core terms used in
physical anthropology and primatology. We have attempted to
bridge that gap with this work.
pilation is intended to define and elaborate on the more
important terms used in human biology and evolution. For readers
with little background in these subjects, it identifies and provides
definitions of core terms most frequently used in these areas. In
addition, we have attempted to define, and occasionally annotate or
expand on, subjects of interest to advanced students and profes-
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