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.

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]
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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!
As such, I did not have the benefit of seminars like those preparing the young people of today who are getting married-other than my euthenics lessons at the University of the Philippines.
The purpose of this apparently assigned essay must have been to contrast the manipulation of external factors, such as education and environment (euthenics) with the selective breeding of humans (eugenics) to improve the human species.