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anthropogenic

[an-thruh-puh-jen-ik] /ˌæn θrə pəˈdʒɛn ɪk/
adjective
1.
caused or produced by humans:
anthropogenic air pollution.
Origin of anthropogenic
1885-1890
1885-90; anthropo- + -genic
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anthropogenic

/ˌænθrəpəʊˈdʒɛnɪk/
adjective
1.
relating to anthropogenesis
2.
created by people or caused by human activity: anthropogenic pollution
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Word Origin and History for anthropogenic
adj.

1889, from anthropogeny + -ic.

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anthropogenic
  (ān'thrə-pə-jěn'ĭk)   
Caused or influenced by humans. Anthropogenic carbon dioxide is that portion of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere that is produced directly by human activities, such as the burning of fossil fuels, rather than by such processes as respiration and decay.
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