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English definition of “bioethics”


noun [U]     /ˈbaɪ.əʊˌeθ.ɪks/ US  /-oʊ-/
the study of what is right and wrong in new discoveries and techniques in biology , such as genetic engineering and the transplantation of organs : The uproar led to the establishment of bioethics committees to oversee research .Morality and rules of behaviour
(Definition of bioethics noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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