noun, plural in form but singular in construction

dys·​gen·​ics -iks How to pronounce dysgenics (audio)
: the study of the accumulation and perpetuation of defective genes and traits in a population, race, or species

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“Dysgenics.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dysgenics. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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