dysgenic(redirected from dysgenicly)
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n. (used with a sing. verb)
The belief that deterioration of the human gene pool occurs by the increased survival and reproduction of people with undesirable traits.
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1. (Anthropology & Ethnology) of, relating to, or contributing to a degeneration or deterioration in the fitness and quality of a race or strain
2. (Anthropology & Ethnology) of or relating to dysgenics
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pertaining to or causing degeneration in the type of offspring produced. Compare eugenic.
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