Definition of Eugenic

1. Adjective. Pertaining to or causing improvement in the offspring produced.

Antonyms: Dysgenic
Partainyms: Eugenics
Derivative terms: Eugenics



Definition of Eugenic

1. a. Pertaining to, or derived from, cloves; as, eugenic acid.

2. a. Well-born; of high birth.

Definition of Eugenic

1. Adjective. of or relating to eugenics ¹

2. Adjective. relating or adapting to production of good offspring ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Eugenic

1. eugenics [adj] - See also: eugenics

Medical Definition of Eugenic

1. Pertaining to, or derived from, cloves; as, eugenic acid. See: Eugenia. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eugenic

eudismic ratios
eudysmic ratio
eudysmic ratios
eudæmonia
eudæmonic
euergetism
euergetisms
euergetist
euergetists
euerie
euery
eufod
euganoidei
euge
eugenias
eugenic (current term)
eugenic acid
eugenical
eugenically
eugenicism
eugenicist
eugenicists
eugenics
eugenin
eugenism
eugenisms
eugenist
eugenists
eugenite
eugenol

Literary usage of Eugenic

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1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by Anna Lorraine Guthrie, Marion A. Knight, H.W. Wilson Company, Estella E. Painter (1920)
"eugenics R 10:18-23 Ар 48 eugenic movement. eugenics R 10:222-3 Ja 49 eugenic ... eugenics It 9:183-205 О 47 • Need for widespread eugenic reform during ..."

2. Applied Eugenics by Roswell Hill Johnson, Paul Bowman Popenoe (1918)
"The eugenic progress to be expected if laws and customs are gradually but steadily modified in appropriate ways, is vastly greater and more practicable than ..."

3. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1860)
"Formation and Preparation Chloride of cumyl does not act upon eugenic acid in the cold, but on heating, abundant vapours of hydrochloric acid are evolved, ..."

4. Elements of Chemistry by Victor Regnault, James Curtis Booth, William L. Faber (1865)
"ESSENTIAL OIL OF CLOVES, AND THE eugenic SERIES. § 1563. ... eugenic acid absorbs the oxygen of the air, and is converted into a resinous substance. ..."

5. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1870)
"To separate these substances, the oil is treated with potash, which dissolves the eugenic acid, and the liquid is distilled, whereupon the hydrocarbon ..."

6. The Task of Social Hygiene by Havelock Ellis (1912)
"VI eugenicS AND LOVE eugenics and the Decline of the Birth-rate—Quantity and Quality in the Production of Children—eugenic Sexual Selection—The Value of ..."

7. A History of Social Thought by Emory Stephen Bogardus (1922)
"CHAPTER XIX eugenic SOCIOLOGY eugenic social thought is the child of biological ... in book form under the title, Hereditary Genius.1 eugenic social thought ..."

8. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1916)
"eugenic SURVEY OF NASSAU COUNTY, NEW YORK YA GIFT of 810000, the Rocke- feller Foundation has made pos- sible the immediate beginning of a eugenic survey of ..."

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