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Eugenics

"Eugenics" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The attempt to improve the PHENOTYPES of future generations of the human population by fostering the reproduction of those with favorable phenotypes and GENOTYPES and hampering or preventing BREEDING by those with "undesirable" phenotypes and genotypes. The concept is largely discredited. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Eugenics" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Eugenics" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 9 publications over 9 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 1992 and 1997 and 2001 and 2002 and 2005 and 2006 and 2009 and 2013 and 2017
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