[ an-thruh-poh-jen-uh-sis ]
/ ˌæn θrə poʊˈdʒɛn ə sɪs /
the genesis or development of the human race, especially as a subject of scientific study.
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Also an·thro·pog·e·ny [an-thruh-poj-uh-nee] /ˌæn θrəˈpɒdʒ ə ni/.
OTHER WORDS FROM anthropogenesisan·thro·po·ge·net·ic [an-thruh-poh-juh-net-ik] /ˌæn θrə poʊ dʒəˈnɛt ɪk/, adjective
Words nearby anthropogenesis
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Such is the native physiography and anthropogenesis of the land of the Oregon.The Columbia River|William Denison Lyman
British Dictionary definitions for anthropogenesis
/ (ˌænθrəpəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs) /
the study of the origins of man
Derived forms of anthropogenesisanthropogenetic (ˌænθrəpəʊdʒɪˈnɛtɪk), adjective
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Scientific definitions for anthropogenesis
[ ăn′thrə-pə-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs ]
The scientific study of the origin and development of humans.
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