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The nurse is discussing gene therapy in a continuing education class. Which is the best definition of eugenics?


▸ The use of gene therapy to prevent disease

▸ The development of new drugs based on gene therapy

▸ Intentional selection, before birth, of genotypes that are considered more desirable than others

▸ The determination of genetic factors that influence a person’s response to medications
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Intentional selection, before birth, of genotypes that are considered more desirable than others

Eugenics is the intentional selection of genotypes, before birth, that are considered more desirable than others, and it is a major ethical issue concerning gene therapy. The other options do not describe eugenics.
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