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Liable to lead to a degeneration or diminution in the quality or fitness of a group of interbreeding organisms. Compare eugenic. [From Greek dys- bad or abnormal + genein to produce + -ikos of, relating to, or resembling]

Subjects: Environmental Science — Psychology.


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