Definition of bioethics in English:

bioethics

Syllabification: bi·o·eth·ics
Pronunciation: /ˌbīōˈeTHiks
 
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noun

[treated as singular]
  • The ethics of medical and biological research.
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    • Later programs will deal with population and social change, with medical research and bioethics, with art and culture, and with our history.
    • Members of this group have expertise in clinical medicine, research, journalism, bioethics, law, or medical editing.
    • This has led to productive dialogue between (for example) medical sociology, bioethics, and the medical humanities.

Derivatives

bioethical

Pronunciation: /-ˈeTHikəl/
adjective
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  • Although this study did not focus on perioperative bioethical dilemmas, the results provide a framework to analyze issues perioperative nurses face.
  • As health care changes come into play in our society, bioethical needs, decisions, and guidelines will change to meet the new requirements of the societal ambience.
  • Clearly, we are moving into an era of increasingly complicated bioethical issues.

bioethicist

Pronunciation: /-ˈeTHəsist/
noun
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  • Subsequent media coverage of such issues as xenografting and human cloning made bioethics and bioethicists familiar to many Americans.
  • They also require that trainee healthcare professionals and clinical faculty are aware of individuals they could approach with ethical concerns and have the right to consult with a bioethicist or consultant in clinical ethics.
  • In their eyes, the destiny of bioethicists is to sit on bioethics committees and set public policy.

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