Definition of Euthenics

1. Noun. The study of methods of improving human well-being and efficient functioning by improving environmental conditions.

Generic synonyms: Bioscience, Life Science



Definition of Euthenics

1. Noun. The study of the effects of place on people. ¹

2. Noun. study of improvement of human function when environment improves ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Euthenics

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Medical Definition of Euthenics

1. The science concerned with establishing optimum living conditions for plants, animals, or humans, especially through proper provisioning and environment. Origin: G. Eutheneo, to thrive (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Euthenics

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Literary usage of Euthenics

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1. The Family and Marriage by George Elliott Howard (1914)
"euthenics deals with race improvement through environment" (Richards, ... The scope of euthenics; how is the science to be developed (see Richards, ..."

2. Principles of Secondary Education: A Text-book by Charles De Garmo (1913)
"The Well-Being that conies of Good Environment If eugenics would suppress bad blood, euthenics would suppress bad environment. If eugenics would select and ..."

3. The Boston Cooking School Magazine of Culinary Science and Domestic Economics by Mass Boston Cooking School (Boston, Boston Cooking School (Boston, Mass.) (1905)
"The word "euthenics" seems to fill a long-felt want, being particularly expressive of the definite aims of this special branch of education ..."

4. Glimpses of the Cosmos by Lester Frank Ward (1918)
"Eugenics, euthenics, and Eu- demics History.—This article was prepared as a lecture and was delivered ... 6, May, 1913, Pp. 737-754- EUGENICS, euthenics, ..."

5. Applied Eugenics by Roswell Hill Johnson, Paul Bowman Popenoe (1918)
"CHAPTER XX EUGENICS AND euthenics Emphasis has been given, in several of the foregoing chapters, to the desirability of inheriting a good constitution and a ..."

6. Heredity in Relation to Eugenics by Charles Benedict Davenport (1911)
"CHAPTER VIII EUGENICS AND euthenics 1. HEREDITY AND ENVIRONMENT Admitting, as we must, the importance of hereditary tendencies in determining man's physical ..."

7. The Life of Ellen H. Richards by Caroline Louisa Hunt (1912)
"CHAPTER X BEGINNINGS OF euthenics CONVICTION that the world was full of unnecessary sickness, and that men and women were falling far short of the joy of ..."

8. Civic and Economic Biology by William Henry Atwood (1922)
"euthenics How may the race be improved by improving its environment? If America is to survive as a first class nation it is not enough that we strive to ..."

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