euphenics definition by Webster's New World
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a movement seeking to improve the human species by modifying the biological development of the individual, as through prenatal gene manipulation with chemicals
Origin: coined (1963) by Joshua Lederberg, United States geneticist ; from eu- plush phen- (as in phenotype) plush -ics, after eugenics
euphenics definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun (used with a sing. verb)
The study or practice of phenotypic improvement of humans after birth.
Origin: Blend of eugenics and phenotype.
- eu·phenˈic adjective