ectogenesis


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ectogenesis

Having origin and undergoing early growth outside the body, as in the case of IN VITRO FERTILIZATION.
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"The Legal and Ethical Ramifications of Ectogenesis." Asian Journal of WTO and International Health Law and Policy 2.1 (2007): 189-212.
And at the time, Haldane's ectogenesis was technically unrealizable; no one knew how to produce test-tube babies.
(20) These included purchasing or selling eggs, sperm and embryos; egg donation in exchange for IVF; commercial surrogacy arrangements; reproductive and non-reproductive human cloning; germ-line engineering; non-medical sex selection; the retrieval of reproductive material from cadavers and fetuses; ectogenesis; and creating animal-hybrids.
The former path of development would necessarily encounter all of the questions and problems raised by complete ectogenesis. The latter path would be relatively unproblematic from a legal and cultural perspective, since the artificial components could be understood as treatment for infertility.
Had it not been for ectogenesis there can be little doubt that civilisation would have collapsed within a measurable time owing to the greater fertility of the less desirable members of the population in almost all countries.
The authors, who are experts in law, ethics, and philosophy, discuss such problems as the moral permissibility of ectogenesis, legal management of ectogenesis, and its potential impact on women's reproductive rights and men's ability to have babies without the assistance of women.
la ectogenesis puede afectar al proceso historico generando en los "ectonatos" una disociacion con el pasado, no por el metodo biologico de su produccion o genesis (??) sino por la estructura historico cultural de su conformacion personal al modificar -- asi lo nota el propio Atlan -- la relacion entre los adultos y sus proles.
Perhaps some day children will be "grown" entirely in vitro, ex utero, through ectogenesis. (148) However, we are not there yet and will not be for quite some time.
Similar future shocks will come from the genetic engineering of microbes and from ectogenesis. The next technology shock after genetic engineering may be from neurotechnology, the development of tools for exploring and manipulating the human brain.
The Brave New World scenario would mean women no longer need to carry a baby from conception, using ectogenesis instead.