[ nee-an-throp-ik ]

  1. of or relating to modern forms of humans as compared with extinct species of the genus Homo.

Origin of neanthropic

First recorded in 1890–95; ne- + anthropic

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Scientific definitions for neanthropic


[ nē′ən-thrŏpĭk ]

  1. Relating to members of the extant species Homo sapiens as compared with other, now extinct species of Homo.

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