Galton Francis


Also found in: Dictionary.

Galton

, Sir Francis 1822-1911.
British scientist and explorer who investigated the laws of heredity, founded the discipline of eugenics, and coined the expression "nature versus nurture."
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.