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Polygenesis amounted to a justification for Europeans believing themselves essentially different from the rest of the species.
Polygenesis, pol-i-jen′e-sis, n. origin from many separate germs: the theory that organisms sprang from different cells.
Polygenesis in his inventions may probably be regarded as testimony in favour of the monogenesis of Man.The Evolution of Culture|Augustus Henry Lane-Fox Pitt-Rivers