Definición de neontology en inglés:

neontology

Saltos de línea: neont|ology
Pronunciación: /ˌniːɒnˈtɒlədʒi
 
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sustantivo

[mass noun]
  • The branch of zoology dealing with living forms as distinct from fossils. Often contrasted with palaeontology.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The relevance of neontology, including ecology, to paleontology could not be more starkly revealed in these and other questions concerning biodiversity dynamics.
    • Although the distinction between paleontology and neontology may be practical, it is not necessarily natural or productive.
    • However, paleontologists have not been completely blinded by neontology and recent paleontological analyses also indicate that gastropod evolution was considerably more complicated than previously thought.

Derivativos

neontological

adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The tabulated fouling data for neontological occurrences includes only metazoan epibionts that appeared on the external surface of the cuticle.
  • Comparable studies of fishes and other aquatic vertebrates are scarce, despite a wealth of neontological data.
  • However, neontological evidence suggests that fissurelloids diverged from other vetigastropods relatively recently.

Origen

late 19th century: from neo- 'new', on the pattern of palaeontology.

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