Religious Studies: Religion and Medical Ethics Keywords

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Definition of Abortion
Deliberate termination of pregnancy by removal and destruction of the foetus
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Definition of Clone
An individual organism or cell produced asexually from one ancestor to which they are genetically identical.
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Definition of Embryo
A foetus before it is four months old.
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Definition of Euthanasia
When someone is helped to dies without pain before they would have died naturally.
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Definition of Fertility Treatment
Medical treatment to help a woman become pregnant
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Definition of Genetic Engineering
The deliberate modification of the characteristics of an organism by manipulating its genetic material
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Definition of Medical Ethics
Questions of morality that are raised by medical situations
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Definition of Sacred/Sanctity
Holy, having something of God or the divine
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Definition of Sanctity of Life
The belief that all life is given by God and therefore it is sacred
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Definition of Suicide
Deliberating ending one's own life.
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An individual organism or cell produced asexually from one ancestor to which they are genetically identical.

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