neanthropic

[nee-an-throp-ik]
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adjective Anthropology.

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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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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