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Monogenism

Definition
noun
(anthropology) A theory postulating that the species came from only one ancestral line or origin, thus believing that human races came from only one ancestral line (as opposed polygenesis – anthropology)
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See also:

  • monogene (genetics)
  • monogenetic trait (genetics)


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