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Human Animal Hybrid Embryos
An embryo made from human DNA and animals eggs for purposes of experimentation
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IVF
Scientific method of making a woman pregnant, which does not involve sex (conception in a tube)
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Morality
A system of ethics about what is right and wrong
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Ethics
The theory relating to morality
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Stem Cell
A cell whose role in the body is yet to be decided (taken from a 4-5 day old embryo)
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Embryology
The study of human embryos
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Embryo
Fertilised egg; up to14 days old
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Saviour Sibling
Genetically compatible when a sick child is implanted and born to use stem cells to treat the sick child
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Therapeutic Cloning
Clone biological material to produce embryos from which stem cells can be taken and used for research of treatments
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Human Genetic Engineering
The modification of gene make-up to change the features of a human
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Designer Babies
Babies with gender and characteristics chosen by their parents (currently illegal)
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Transplant Surgery
When someone else organs are put into a patient. Normally things like a kidney or bone marrow is donated.
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Blood Transfusions
When a patient is given extra blood was part of an operation
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Surrogacy
A woman's egg is fertilised by another woman's partner
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Artificial Insemination by Husband (AIH)
Where a woman is made pregnant by the sperm of her husband/ partner, but not sexually
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Artificial Insemination by Donor (AID)
Where a woman is made pregnant by the sperm of a man other than her partner, not sexually
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Reproductive Cloning
The creation of an identical copy of an organism (animal, plant or human)
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Scientific method of making a woman pregnant, which does not involve sex (conception in a tube)

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IVF

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A system of ethics about what is right and wrong

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The theory relating to morality

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A cell whose role in the body is yet to be decided (taken from a 4-5 day old embryo)

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