euphenics


eu·phen·ics

noun plural but singular in construction \yü-ˈfe-niks\

Definition of EUPHENICS

:  the therapeutic techniques and procedures for amelioration of the deleterious phenotypic effects of a genetic defect especially without altering the genetic makeup of the germplasm of the individual
eu·phen·ic \-nik\ adjective

Origin of EUPHENICS

eu- + phen- (from phenotype) + -ics; after English genotype : eugenics
First Known Use: 1963

Rhymes with EUPHENICS

eu·phen·ics

noun plural but singular in construction \y-ˈfen-iks\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of EUPHENICS

: the therapeutic techniques and procedures (as medical treatment) for amelioration of the deleterious phenotypic effects of a genetic defect especially without altering the genetic makeup of the germ plasm of the individual
eu·phen·ic \-ik\ adjective

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