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
Origin of euphenics
eu- + phen- (from phenotype) + -ics; after English genotype : eugenics
First Known Use: 1963
Medical Definition of euphenics
: the amelioration of the deleterious phenotypic effects of a genetic disorder (as phenylketonuria) that involves treatment (as a change in diet) that alters the environment but not the genetic makeup of an individual
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