Sanctity - Ultimate Importance
Sacred - Regarded with a great respect, connected to God
Abortion - The deliberate termination of a human pregnancy
Pro-Life - Opposing abortion & Euthanasia
Pro-Choice - Advocating legalized abortion
Ensoulment - Creation of a soul, within a human being. In Christianity, ensoulment occurs at the point of conception.
Fertilisation - Creation by the physical union of male and female gametes
Embyro - Unborn offspring in the process of development
Fertility Treatment - Methods used to achieve an artificial pregnancy
Cloning - To make an identical copy/ replicate of
Euthanasia - The painless killing of a patient suffering from an incurable disease
Assisted Suicide - Suicide of a patient suffering from an incurable disease effected by the taking of lethal drugs provided by a doctor for this purpose
Double-Effect - Doing something morally good, with known morally bad side effects, may be seen as good. E.g, a doctor giving his patient high doses of painkillers, knowing they may shorten his patients life.
Palliative Care - Medical care concentrating of reducing the severity of the disease rather then stopping it altogether
Hospice - A program of medical and emotional care for the terminally ill
Suicide - A person who kills themselves intentionally
Experimentation - The testing of an idea
Medical Research - Research conducted to aid and support the body in the field of medicine
Stewardship - Theological belief that humans are responsible for the world
Dominion - Common belief that society should be governed by the law of God.