The origin and development of man, both individual and racial. SYN: anthropogenesis, anthropogony. [anthropo- + G. genesis, origin]

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an·thro·pog·e·ny (an″thrə-pojґə-ne) [anthropo- + -geny] the evolution and development of human beings.

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