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Recent single-origin hypothesis

Definition
noun
The hypothesis that modern humans came from or evolved from a single origin (i.e. in Africa) and then these human predecessors dispersed from the site of origin to various parts of the world.
Supplement
Abbreviation: RSOH
Synonym(s):

  • Noah’s ark model
  • Replacement Hypothesis
  • Recent African Origin model
  • African replacement model

Compare:

  • Multiregional model


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