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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The biological study of the factors producing degeneration in offspring, especially of a particular race or species.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the study of the operation of factors causing degeneration in the type of offspring produced.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the study of the operation of factors causing degeneration in the type of offspring produced

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