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Where genealogists and Genographic Project members can discuss ancient genetic ancestry per Genetic Genealogy (GG) DNA testing and haplogroup assignment via ySTR prediction, SNP or mtDNA test, or population assay per BGA and atDNA tests. Read links. Search DBs. Help support site. Sponsors: DNA Haplogroup Pins www.dnapin.com and www.ggdictionary.com

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What's Anthrogenealogy? A word coined by FamilyTreeDNA (FTDNA), pioneer GG DNA testing company. Anthrogenealogy combines two science methods - anthropology, pursued principally academically, and genealogy pursued largely by avocational researchers. Using Molecular Biology to observe genetic lineages to connect unknown family members using and comparing YDNA or mtDNA markers inherited from our parents. Anthrogenealogy is, therefore, our word of choice for studying deep genealogical origins through genetics means.

ANTHROGENEALOGY: an-thro-ge-ne-al-o-gy Function: noun
Etymology: New Latin from anthrop- +Middle English genealogie, from Middle French, from Late Latin genealogia, from Greek, from genea race, family + -logia -logy; akin to Greek genos. The science of genealogy by genetics; especially: utilizing molecular biology to trace a lineage beyond the limits of historical records.
- anthrogenealogical adjective
- anthrogenealogically adverb
- anthrogenealogist noun.

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