- (anthropology) The branch of anthropology that studies the evolution and biology of humans; physical anthropology.
- 1890, Gerson Da Cunah, “The nasal index in biological anthropology”, in The Journal of the Anthropological Society of Bombay, page 530:
- The following notes on the nasal index in Biological Anthropology have no pretension to perfection, exhibiting, as I am apprehensive they do, many faults of omission and commission,
- 1992, Jeffrey Rogers, “Nuclear DNA polymorphisms as tools in biological anthropology”, in Eric Devor, editor, Molecular Applications in Biological Anthropology, page 19:
- Genetics has long made an important contribution to biological anthropology.