Related to people; a production of human activity.

When used in reference to an event, or a change, the term commonly means the thing was caused by or originated from humans, human culture or human civilization.

Examples would include extinctions, modified landscapes, pollutants, climate change and the introduction of invasive species.

An`thro*po*gen"ic (#), a.

Of or pertaining to anthropogeny.


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