Definition of ectogenesis in English:

ectogenesis

Line breaks: ecto|gen¦esis
Pronunciation: /ˌɛktə(ʊ)ˈdʒɛnɪsɪs
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • (Chiefly in science fiction) the development of embryos in artificial conditions outside the womb.
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    • And yet, the prospect of ectogenesis raises questions of more immediate significance, and thinking about this future prospect compels us to examine some current practices.
    • The article also mentions that the research involved in ectogenesis may not be completed in the US due to our exceedingly silly restrictions on stem cell and IVF laws.
    • When being utilised in this way, ectogenesis raises few new ethical issues.

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