Religion and Medicine Key Words and Meaning

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Conception
The moment life begins, The uniting of the sperm and the egg.
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Embryology
Experimenting with embryo's in their early stage.
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Quality of Life
The extent to which a life is meaningful and pleasurable.
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Sanctity of Life
The belief that life is sacred and unique.
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Transplant
To remove a organ and place it into a different body.
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Medical Ethics
The study of what is right or wrong within medical issues.
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Fertilisation
The egg and sperm joining together.
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IVF
In-Vitro-Fertilisation. The egg and sperm are put together outside the womb, then placed beck into the mother.
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AID
Artificial Insemination by Donor. When a man donates sperm to a lady.
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AIH
Artificial Insemination by husband. When the sperm is artificially inserted into the womb.
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Surrogacy
When the egg and sperm of the couple are placed into another women who will house the embryo for the nine months of pregnancy.
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Embryo
A fertilized egg.
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Cloning
Copying an embryo and all its characteristics to produce an identical birth.
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Genetic Engineering
Making changes to an embryo's structure
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Sanctity of Life
The belief that all life is sacred and unique.
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Free will
The belief that humans are free to choose how to love and behave.
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Euthanasia
Gentle death, good death or mercy killing. [Voluntary - Actively helping someone to die. Passive - When treatment is withdrawn. Compulsory - Ending the life of someone who has not asked for it]
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Suicide
Taking your own life intentionally.
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