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ˌbaɪ oʊˈɛθ ɪksbioethics

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  1. bioethicsnoun

    the branch of ethics that studies moral values in the biomedical sciences


  1. bioethicsnoun

    The branch of ethics that studies the implications of biological and biomedical advances.


  1. Bioethics

    Bioethics is both a field of study and professional practice, interested in ethical issues related to health (primarily focused on the human, but also increasingly includes animal ethics), including those emerging from advances in biology, medicine and technologies. It proposes the discussion about moral discernment in society (what decisions are "good" or "bad" and why) and it is often related to medical policy and practice, but also to broader questions as environment, well-being and public health. Bioethics is concerned with the ethical questions that arise in the relationships among life sciences, biotechnology, medicine, politics, law, theology and philosophy. It includes the study of values relating to primary care, other branches of medicine ("the ethics of the ordinary"), ethical education in science, animal, and environmental ethics, and public health.


  1. bioethics

    Bioethics is a branch of ethics that explores the ethical and moral implications of biological research and applications, new medical technologies, and health and medical policies. It often involves issues relating to genetic engineering, cloning, medical care, patient rights, reproductive rights, end of life decisions, organ transplants, stem cell research, and medical confidentiality.


  1. Bioethics

    Bioethics is the study of typically controversial ethics brought about by advances in biology and medicine. It is also moral discernment as it relates to medical policy, practice, and research. Bioethicists are concerned with the ethical questions that arise in the relationships among life sciences, biotechnology, medicine, politics, law, and philosophy. It also includes the study of the more commonplace questions of values which arise in primary care and other branches of medicine.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Bioethics

    A branch of applied ethics that studies the value implications of practices and developments in life sciences, medicine, and health care.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bioethics in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

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    The numerical value of Bioethics in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Bioethics in a Sentence

  1. Arthur L Caplan:

    The use of fetuses as organ and tissue donors is a ticking time bomb of bioethics.

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