Polygenistic

polygenism

[puh-lij-uh-niz-uhm]
noun
the theory that the human race has descended from two or more ancestral types.

Origin:
1875–80; poly- + -gen(y) + -ism

polygenist, noun, adjective
polygenistic, adjective
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