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the or development of the human race, especially as a subject of scientific study.
Historical Examples

I have collected and illustrated a good many of these proofs in the new edition of my anthropogeny.
The Wonders of Life Ernst Haeckel

anthropogeny has taught us the evolution of man from animal ancestors.
The Wonders of Life Ernst Haeckel

I attributed the highest importance to the logical connection of anthropogeny with transformism.
The Last Link Ernst Haeckel

I have described and illustrated them in my anthropogeny (twenty-third chapter).
The Riddle of the Universe at the close of the nineteenth century Ernst Haeckel

the study of the origins of man

1833, from anthropo- + geny.
The scientific study of the origin and development of humans.


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