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bioethics
Subject Category
B Rural and Agricultural Sociology
Definition
A branch of applied ethics that studies the value implications of practices and developments in life sciences, medicine, and health care.
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/9553.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/9553
Used For
bioethical issues
biomedical ethics
health care ethics
Broader Term
ethics
Narrower Term
animal ethics
Related Term
biomedical research
biopiracy
biotechnology
euthanasia
genetic engineering
genetically modified organisms
Spanish
bioética
Term Number
9553