Key Terms

The key terms for environmental and medical issues

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Key Terms

Global Warming

The increase in temperature of the earth's atmosphere

Conservation

Protecting and preserving natural resources and the environment

Natural Resources

Naturally occuring materials, such as oil and fertile land which can be used by humans

Creation

The act of creating the universe or th e universe which has been created

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Environment

The surroundings in which plants and animals live and on which we depend to live

Stewardship

Looking after something so that it can be passed on to the next generation

Artificial Insemination

Injecting semen into the uterus by artificial means

Embryo

A feertilized egg in the first 8 weeks after conception

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Infertility

Not being able to have children

In-Vitro Fertilization

The method of fertilizating a human egg in a test tube

Surrogacy

An arrangement whereby a woman beeras a child on behalf of another woman

Organ Donation

Giving organs to be used in transplant surgery

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