HyperDic: eugenics

English > 1 sense of the word eugenics:
NOUNcognitioneugenicsthe study of methods of improving genetic qualities by selective breeding (especially as applied to human mating)
eugenics > pronunciation
Soundsyuwjheh'nihks
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English > eugenics: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe study of methods of improving genetic qualities by selective breeding (especially as applied to human mating).
Broaderlife science, bioscienceAny of the branches of natural science dealing with the structure and behavior of living organisms
Oppositedysgenics, cacogenicsThe study of the operation of factors causing degeneration in the type of offspring produced
Catalaneugenèsia
Adjectiveseugenicpertaining to or causing improvement in the offspring produced
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