eugenic(redirected from eugenicly)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical.
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.
1. pertaining to or causing improvement in the type of offspring produced. Compare dysgenic.
2. of or pertaining to eugenics.