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bioethics

noun plural but singular in construction bio·eth·ics \-ˈe-thiks\

Definition of BIOETHICS

:  a discipline dealing with the ethical implications of biological research and applications especially in medicine
bio·eth·i·cal \-ˈe-thi-kəl\ adjective
bio·eth·i·cist \-ˈe-thə-sist\ noun

First Known Use of BIOETHICS

1971

bioethics

noun plural but usually singular in construction bio·eth·ics \-ˈeth-iks\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BIOETHICS

:  the discipline dealing with the ethical implications of biological research and applications especially in medicine
bio·eth·ic \-ˈeth-ik\ noun
bio·eth·i·cal \-ˈeth-i-kəl\ adjective

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