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the branch of anthropology dealing with the genetics and variation of human beings
comparative study of ethnoographic information in order to better understand human societies in a comparative framework.
The use of anthropological knowledge and methods to solve practical problems, often for a specific client.
biological distinctions between people (physical, hormonal and chromosomal differences)
a form of social organization in which a male is the family head and title is traced through the male line
a form of social organization in which a female is the family head and title is traced through the female line
Rites of Passage
rituals that mark culturally significant transitions through life (separation transition incorporation)
culturally prescribed acts designed to alter sexual organs for social expectations
iriquois society was matrilineal meaning heritage was traced through the mother
a special case of polymorphism based on the distiction between the secondary sex characteristics of males and females
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