Key Words Glossary 8.2

Unit 8.2: Religion: environmental and medical issues

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Unit 8.2: Artificial insemination



Injecting semen into the uterus by artificial means

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Unit 8.2: Conservation



Protecting and preserving natural resources and the environment

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Unit 8.2: Creation



The act of creating the universe of the univers which has been created

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Unit 8.2: Embryo



A fertilised egg in the first eight weeks after conception

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Unit 8.2: Environment



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

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Unit 8.2: Global warming



The increase in the temperature of the earth’s atmosphere (thought to be caused by the greenhouse effect)

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Unit 8.2: Infertility




Not being able to have children

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Unit 8.2: In-vitro fertilisation



The method of fertilising a human egg in a test tube

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Unit 8.2: Natural resources



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

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