eu·​then·​ics | \ yü-ˈthe-niks How to pronounce euthenics (audio) \

Definition of euthenics

: a science that deals with development of human well-being by improvement of living conditions

Other Words from euthenics

euthenist \ yü-​ˈthe-​nist How to pronounce euthenist (audio) , ˈyü-​thə-​ How to pronounce euthenist (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of euthenics

1905, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for euthenics

Greek euthenein to thrive

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The first known use of euthenics was in 1905

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eu·​then·​ics | \ yu̇-ˈthen-iks How to pronounce euthenics (audio) \

Medical Definition of euthenics

: a science that deals with development of human well-being by improvement of living conditions

Other Words from euthenics

euthenist \ yu̇-​ˈthen-​əst How to pronounce euthenist (audio) , ˈyü-​thə-​nəst How to pronounce euthenist (audio) \ noun

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