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an·thro·po·gen·ic

, anthropogenetic (an'thrō-pō-jen'ik, -jĕ-net'ik),
Relating to anthropogeny.
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anthropogenic

adjective Man-made; of human origin, as in anthropogenic dusts.
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anthropogenic

(an″thrŏ-pŏ-jen′ik) [ anthropo- + -genic]
Caused or produced by human beings or by human economic and social activities. The term is often used to describe human activities that have a detrimental effect on the environment or on health.
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anthropogenic

caused by the actions of man.
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The creation of more reserves and the expanding of current ones can help to further protect marine animals from anthropogenic effects.
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'In reality, the effects of climate change on African apes may be much worse, as our model doesn't take into account possible anthropogenic effects, such as habitat destruction by humans and the hunting of apes for bushmeat,' said Lehmann.