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anthropogenesis

[an-thruh-poh-jen-uh-sis]
noun
  1. 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/.

Origin of anthropogenesis

Related formsan·thro·po·ge·net·ic [an-thruh-poh-juh-net-ik] /ˌæn θrə poʊ dʒəˈnɛt ɪk/, adjective
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Historical Examples

  • Such is the native physiography and anthropogenesis of the land of the Oregon.

    The Columbia River

    William Denison Lyman


British Dictionary definitions for anthropogenesis

anthropogenesis

anthropogeny (ˌænθrəˈpɒdʒɪnɪ)

noun
  1. the study of the origins of man
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Derived Formsanthropogenetic (ˌænθrəpəʊdʒɪˈnɛtɪk), adjective
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anthropogenesis in Science

anthropogenesis

[ăn′thrə-pə-jĕnĭ-sĭs]
  1. The scientific study of the origin and development of humans.
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