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What is the definition of abortion
the deliberate termination of a foetus
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What is the definition of Fertility Treatment
the medical treatment for people who want to have babies but are unable to conceive naturally
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what is IVF
In Vitro Fertilization is a form of fertility treatment where egg cells are fertilised by sperm outside the womb
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what is cloning
making an identical copy of something
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what is animal testing?
using animals as the participants of scientific experimentts
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what is the definition of suicide
the act of killing yourself intentionally
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what is the definition of euthanasia
a good death, the act of killing someone painlessly
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what is the definition of dignity
the quality of being worthy of respect
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what is AI
artificial insemination - impregnating a female with male semen using methods other than sexual intercourse
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what is the sanctity of life
the belief that all life is holy and belongs to god
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