anthropogenic

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adjective an·thro·po·gen·ic \-pə-ˈje-nik\

Definition of anthropogenic

  1. :  of, relating to, or resulting from the influence of human beings on nature anthropogenic pollutants

anthropogenically

play \-ni-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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First Known Use of anthropogenic

circa 1883


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anthropogenic

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adjective an·thro·po·gen·ic \-pə-ˈjen-ik\

Medical Definition of anthropogenic

  1. :  of, relating to, or resulting from the influence of human beings on nature anthropogenic sources of pollution


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