germinal choice

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The concept advocated by H. J. Muller of progressive human evolution by the voluntary choice of germ cells. Germ cells donated by individuals possessing recognized superior qualities would be frozen and stored in germ banks. In subsequent generations these would be available for cou ples who wished to utilize these rather than their own germ cells to generate a family. Such couples are referred to as “preadoptive” parents.

Subjects: Genetics and Genomics.

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