a learned borrowing from Greek meaning “human,” used in the formation of compound words: anthropometry.
Words nearby anthropo-
Origin of anthropo-
< Greek, combining form of ánthrōpos human being, man
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British Dictionary definitions for anthropo-
indicating man or humananthropology; anthropomorphism
Word Origin for anthropo-
from Greek anthrōpos
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Medical definitions for anthropo-
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