euphenics


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eu·phen·ics

(yū-fē'niks),
Modification of the internal or external environment of an individual so as to prevent or modify the phenotypic expression of a genetic defect, without changing the genotype or the inheritance.
[eu- + G. phainō, to show forth]
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euphenics

(yo͞o-fĕn′ĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The practice of adjusting the diet or environment of a person in order to diminish the effects of a genetic disorder.

eu·phen′ic adj.
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euphenics

Improvement of the whole person (phenotype) through planned control and manipulation by means other than EUGENICS.
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