eugenic

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eu·gen·ics

 (yo͞o-jĕn′ĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The study or practice of attempting to improve the human gene pool by encouraging the reproduction of people considered to have desirable traits and discouraging or preventing the reproduction of people considered to have undesirable traits.

eu·gen′ic adj.
eu·gen′i·cal·ly adv.

eu•gen•ic

(yuˈdʒɛn ɪk)

adj.
1. pertaining to or causing improvement in the type of offspring produced. Compare dysgenic.
2. of or pertaining to eugenics.
[1880–85; < Greek eugen(ḗs) wellborn (see eu-, -gen) + -ic]
eu•gen′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.eugenic - pertaining to or causing improvement in the offspring produced
cacogenic, dysgenic - pertaining to or causing degeneration in the offspring produced
Translations

eugenic

[juːˈdʒenɪk] ADJeugenésico