etiology. —aetiological, adj.anthropogeny
the study of human origins. —anthropogenic, anthropogenetic adj.archology
the science of origins.
the state of being aboriginal or native to a particular area. —autochthonous, adj.etiology
the study of the causes for and origin of any phenomena. Also spelled aetiology. —etiological, adj.isogenesis, isogeny
the state or process of deriving from the same source or origins, as different parts deriving from the same embryo tissues. —isogenic, isogenetic, adj.monogenism
the theory that the entire human race is descended from a single ancestral pair. Also monogenesis, monogeny. —monogenist, n. —monogenistic, adj.
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Its Arabic title is Kitab ul'Ibar, wa diwan el Mubtada wa'l Khabar, fi ayyamul`Arab wa'l`Ajam wa'l Berber; that is, "The Book of Examples and the Collection of Origins and Information respecting the History of the Arabs, Foreigners and Berbers."
X., and his Semitic Origins; Driver, Hastings' Dict.
Perry, Origins in Williamstown (New York, 1894;1894; 3rd ed.
Several origins have been suggested for the word alchemy, and there seems to Alchemy.
No matter what they thought of his human origins, he was still the deity in charge of the underworld.