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euphenics

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noun plural but singular in construction eu·phen·ics \yü-ˈfe-niks\

Definition of euphenics

  1. :  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 play \-nik\ adjective


Origin of euphenics

eu- + phen- (from phenotype) + -ics; after English genotype : eugenics


First Known Use: 1963

Rhymes with euphenics


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euphenics

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noun plural but singular in construction eu·phen·ics \yu̇-ˈfen-iks\

Medical Definition of euphenics

  1. :  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

  2. eu·phen·ic \-ik\play adjective




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