anthropo-


a learned borrowing from Greek meaning “human,” used in the formation of compound words: anthropometry.

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Origin of anthropo-

< Greek, combining form of ánthrōpos human being, man
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British Dictionary definitions for anthropo

anthropo-

combining form

indicating man or humananthropology; anthropomorphism

Word Origin for anthropo-

from Greek anthrōpos
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Medical definitions for anthropo

anthropo-

pref.

Human:anthropometry.
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