Translation of eugenics in Spanish:

eugenics

eugenesia, n.

Pronunciation /juːˈdʒɛnɪks//juˈdʒɛnɪks/

noun

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    eugenesia feminine
    • Just to stop us getting too excited, we were cautioned by stories of eugenics and mutant pigs.
    • And as you know eugenics is defined as the science of improving the qualities of the human race.
    • Although critics insist that eugenics was based on bad science, they often ignore the link to evolution.
    • It is easy to criticise the premarital medical examination on grounds of human rights, control, oppression, and eugenics.
    • Racism and eugenics were very popular among Leftists in Hitler's day.
    • Not only was eugenics said to be good science, it was also supported by Scripture.
    • He believes the history of eugenics is the history of government out of control, not geneticists.
    • It was a drastic form of eugenics, a desire to improve the race by eliminating genetic defects.
    • But the origin of eugenics was simply a desire to increase the odds that a child would be born healthy.
    • In Erlangen, the University keenly promoted the science of eugenics.
    • After World War I they were less sanguine about progress and more inclined to the hereditarian pessimism of eugenics.
    • Once you've got regulated breeding, it's a short skip to selective breeding - eugenics.
    • Not today, anyway, though there have been times when it has: social Darwinism and eugenics made claims like that.
    • As the explosion in genetic research continued, the temptation of eugenics grew ever more alluring.
    • His enduring fame, or infamy, rests on eugenics, which means, crudely, the selective breeding of humans.
    • A world not only of eugenics, but also of tight government control over all aspects of human reproduction.
    • He devoted the latter part of his life to eugenics, i.e. improving the physical and mental makeup of the human species by selected parenthood.
    • An example is the notion of eugenics, a painful memory in the history of science.
    • Clearly, contemporary views of heritability are populist market eugenics in a new form.
    • In the United States in recent years, interest in eugenics has centered around genetic screening.