neanthropic

[ nee-an-throp-ik ]
/ ˌni ænˈθrɒp ɪk /

adjective Anthropology.

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

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Origin of neanthropic

First recorded in 1890–95; ne- + anthropic
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Scientific definitions for neanthropic

neanthropic
[ nē′ən-thrŏpĭk ]

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