dysgenics

Definitions of dysgenics
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n the study of the operation of factors causing degeneration in the type of offspring produced

Synonyms:
cacogenics
Antonyms:
eugenics
the study of methods of improving genetic qualities by selective breeding (especially as applied to human mating)
Type of:
bioscience, life science
any of the branches of natural science dealing with the structure and behavior of living organisms

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