Anthropogenic Definition

ănthrə-pə-jĕnĭk
adjective
Of or relating to anthropogenesis.
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Of anthropogenesis.
Webster's New World
Caused by humans.
Anthropogenic degradation of the environment.
American Heritage
Caused by man, as air pollution.
Webster's New World
The definition of anthropogenic is something that is made by humans.
An example of something that could be considered anthropogenic are excessive greenhouse gasses.
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Synonyms:
  • anthropogenetic
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Caused or influenced by humans. Anthropogenic carbon dioxide is that portion of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere that is produced directly by human activities, such as the burning of fossil fuels, rather than by such processes as respiration and decay.
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Origin of Anthropogenic

  • anthropo- +‎ -genic, attested 1889.

    From Wiktionary

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