- the genesis or development of the human race, especially as a subject of scientific study.
Also an·thro·pog·e·ny [an-thruh-poj-uh-nee] /ˌæn θrəˈpɒdʒ ə ni/.
Origin of anthropogenesis
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Anthropogeny has taught us the evolution of man from animal ancestors.
I have collected and illustrated a good many of these proofs in the new edition of my Anthropogeny.
I have described and illustrated them in my Anthropogeny (twenty-third chapter).
I attributed the highest importance to the logical connection of anthropogeny with transformism.The Last Link
- the study of the origins of man
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Word Origin and History for anthropogeny
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- The scientific study of the origin and development of humans.
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