euthenics


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eu·then·ics

(yū-then'iks),
The science concerned with establishing optimal living conditions for plants, animals, or humans, especially through proper provisioning and environment.
[G. eutheneō, to thrive]

euthenics

(yo͞o-thĕn′ĭks)
pl.n. (used with a sing. verb)
The study of the improvement of human functioning and well-being by improvement of living conditions.

eu·then′ist n.

euthenics

[yo̅o̅then′iks]
Etymology: Gk, eu + tithenai, to place
the science that deals with improvement of the human species through the control of environmental factors, such as pollution, malnutrition, disease, and drug abuse. Compare eugenics.

eu·then·ics

(yū-then'iks)
The science concerned with establishing optimal living conditions for plants, animals, or humans, especially through proper provisioning and environment.
[G. eutheneō, to thrive]

euthenics (yōō·theˑ·niks),

n branch of science that seeks to improve the human species by controlling environmental factors, such as prevention of disease, malnutrition, drug abuse, and combating pollution.
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On the title page of Euthenics, the Science of Controllable Environment, she opened with a statistic from the Report on National Vitality, shocking enough to catch the eye of any businessman: 'The national annua
Hemingway's conclusion, that eugenics is "much stronger" than euthenics, is hardly warranted by his preceding two sentences, which, in fact, grant euthenics almost as much power to improve as eugenics.