Definitions for "Bioethics"
The application of ethical reflection to choices in biology-related fields, such as health care, agriculture, and ecology. Our ability to manipulate DNA raises ethical concerns about the social and environmental consequences genomic technologies will have on our lives.
Ecological responsibility for the biosphere in general. Within the edition it implies application of moral discourses to biomedical technologies.
(bi·o·eth·ics) NOUN: The study of the ethical and moral implications of new biological discoveries and biomedical advances, as in the fields of genetic engineering, experimental surgery, and drug research. Bioethics looks at matters of right and wrong as they arise in the biomedical sciences.