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anthropogenic Strictly, pertaining to anthropogeny, which is the study of human origins (anthropogenesis, first used in 1839, from the Greek anthropos, meaning ‘human being’, and gen-, ‘be produced’) More recently the term has acquired a wider, secondary meaning, applied to substances, processes, etc. of human origin or resulting from human activity.

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anthropogenic

anthropogenic Applied to substances, processes, etc. of human origin, or that result from human activity.

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