religious attitudes to matters of life - key words

value of life
the value of a person over and above physical value
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IVF
a scientific method of making a woman pregnant which does not involve sex. conception occurs via sperm and egg placed into a test tube
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artificial insemination
sperm medically inserted into the vagina to assist pregnancy
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surrogacy
women's egg fertilised artificially by another women's partner
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gestational surrogacy
genetic child concieved by using IVF to fertilise mothers own eggs and implanting them into surrogate mothers womb.
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transplant surgery
when someone elses organs are put into a patient
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blood transfusion
when a patient is given extra blood as part of an operation
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human genetic engineering
the modification of gene make up to change the features of a human
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embrylogy
the study of human embyros
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designer babies
babies with gender and characteristics chosen by their parents - currently illegal
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stem cell
a pluripotent cell, most often taken from a 4-5 day-old embryo, with a role yet to be determined
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saviour siblings
a sibling, genetically compatible with a sick child is implanted and born to use stem cells to treat the child
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cloning
the scientific method by which animals/ plants can be created which have exactly the same genetic make up as the original as DNA of original used
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human-animal hyrbid embryos
an embro made from human DNA and animal eggs for purposes of experimentation
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human experimentation
testing products, usually medicines, on paid human volunteers
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IVF

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a scientific method of making a woman pregnant which does not involve sex. conception occurs via sperm and egg placed into a test tube

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artificial insemination

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surrogacy

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gestational surrogacy

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