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Eugenics (frae Greek εὐγενής eugenes 'weel-born' frae εὖ eu, 'guid, weel' an γένος genos, 'race, stock, kin') is a set o beliefs an practices that aims at impruivin the genetic quality o a human population.
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- "Eugenics". Unified Medical Language System (Psychological Index Terms). Bethesda, Maryland: National Library of Medicine. 2009. Archived frae the oreeginal on 16 October 2010. Retrieved 19 October 2017.
- Galton, Francis (July 1904). "Eugenics: Its Definition, Scope, and Aims". The American Journal of Sociology. X (1): 82. Bibcode:1904Natur..70...82.. doi:10.1038/070082a0. Archived frae the oreeginal on 3 November 2007. Retrieved 27 December 2010.
Eugenics is the science which deals with all influences that improve the inborn qualities of a race; also with those that develop them to the utmost advantage.