eugenics

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  • noun

Antonyms for eugenics

the study of methods of improving genetic qualities by selective breeding (especially as applied to human mating)

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Disabled people question the way that the selection of some embryos and the termination of others has become genetic cleansing with all the negative social messages about disability and disabled people's lives.
Population biologist David Queller from Rice University in Houston says he has some questions about whether genetic cleansing would work.