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Flashcards in Environmental And Medical Issues Deck (12):
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Conservation

Protecting and preserving natural resources and the environment

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Creation

The act of creating the universe or the universe which has been created

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Embryo

A fertilised egg in the first eight weeks after conception

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Environment

The surroundings in which plants and animals live and on which they depend to live

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Global warming

The increase in the temperature of the earths atmosphere (thought to be caused by the greenhouse effects)

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Infertility

Not being able to have children

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In-vitro fertilisation

The method of fertilising a human egg in a test tube

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Natural resources

Naturally occurring materials, such as oil and fertile land, which can be used by humans

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Organ donation

Giving organs to be used in transplant surgery

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Stewardship

Looking after something so it can be passed on to the next generation

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Surrogacy

An arrangement whereby a woman bears a child on behalf of another woman

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Artificial insemination

Injecting semen into the uterus by artificial means