eugenics is based to a very large extent upon the principles underlying sex hygiene.
I try so hard not to be afraid of men, for I know they are necessary to eugenics.
eugenics is the science of reproducing better humans by applying the established laws of genetics or heredity.
It is a sin of our race that the eugenics Office should have bred out–but they have failed.
eugenics deals with the even more vital subject of improving the inherent type and capacities of the individuals of the future.
It has been said that eugenics is futile because it cannot define its end.
British Dictionary definitions for eugenics Expand
(functioning as sing) the study of methods of improving the quality of the human race, esp by selective breeding
eugenic, adjectiveeugenically, adverbeugenicist, nouneugenist (judnst) noun, adjective
C19: from Greek eugens well-born, from eu- + -gens born; see -gen
Word Origin and History for eugenics Expand
1883, coined (along with adjective eugenic) by English scientist Francis Galton (1822-1911) on analogy of ethics, physics, etc. from Greek eugenes “well-born, of good stock, of noble race,” from eu- “good” (see eu-) + genos “birth” (see genus).
eugenics in Medicine Expand
eugenics eugenics (y-jn’ks) n. The study of hereditary improvement of the human race by controlled selective breeding.
eugenics in Culture Expand
The idea that one can improve the human race by careful selection of those who mate and produce offspring.
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