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Record 1 2020-04-28

English

Subject field(s)
  • Paleontology
  • Archeology
CONT

The minimum number of individuals represented in a given faunal or human bone collection; determined from the number in the largest category of skeletal elements recovered.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Paléontologie
  • Archéologie

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Paleontología
  • Arqueología
DEF

[Unidad que] cuantifica el número de individuos presente por cada especie y cuyo cálculo se realiza a partir de un mismo hueso, normalmente uno de los más numerosos, p. ej. el húmero.

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