euthenics

noun

eu·​then·​ics yü-ˈthe-niks How to pronounce euthenics (audio)
plural in form but singular or plural in construction
: a science that deals with development of human well-being by improvement of living conditions

Word History

Etymology

Greek euthenein to thrive

First Known Use

1905, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of euthenics was in 1905

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Cite this Entry

“Euthenics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/euthenics. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

euthenics

noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction
eu·​then·​ics yu̇-ˈthen-iks How to pronounce euthenics (audio)
: a science that deals with development of human well-being by improvement of living conditions
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