Monogenism
Monogenism Mo*nog"e*nism, n. (Anthropol.) The theory or doctrine that the human races have a common origin, or constitute a single species. [1913 Webster]

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  • monogenism — MONOGENÍSM s.n. Teorie antropologică care consideră că specia umană are origine unică. – Din fr. monogénisme. Trimis de LauraGellner, 04.06.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  monogenísm s. n. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic … …   Dicționar Român

  • monogenism — [mō näj′ə niz΄əm, mənäj′ə niz΄əm] n. [ MONO + GEN + ISM] theory that all human beings are descended from a single pair of ancestors: see POLYGENISM …   English World dictionary

  • monogenism — monogenist, n. monogenistic, adj. /meuh noj euh niz euhm/, n. the theory that the human race has descended from a single pair of individuals or a single ancestral type. [1860 65; MONO + GEN + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • monogenism — mÉ™ nÉ‘dÊ’É™nɪzm / nÉ’d n. theory that the entire human race descended from one single pair of man and woman …   English contemporary dictionary

  • monogenism — mo·nog·e·nism …   English syllables

  • monogenism —  Моногенизм …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • monogenism — mo•nog•e•nism [[t]məˈnɒdʒ əˌnɪz əm[/t]] n. bio the theory that the human race has descended from a single pair of individuals or a single ancestral type • Etymology: 1860–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • monogenism — The belief that all humans are descended from two people …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • monogenism — məˈnäjəˌnizəm noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary mon + gen + ism : the doctrine or belief that all human races have descended from a single created pair or from a common ancestral type compare polygenism …   Useful english dictionary

  • Monogenesis — Monogenism (monogenesis) is the theory of human origins which posits a single origin for all human races. For the belief that all humans are descended from Adam, see Polygenism. Monogenesis may refer to: Recent African origin of modern humans… …   Wikipedia

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