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Kinn's Chapter 7

advocate One who pleads the cause of another; one who defends or maintains a cause or proposal.
allocating Apportioning for a specific purpose or to particular persons or things.
annotations Notes added by way of comment or explanation
beneficence The act of doing or producing good, especially performing acts of charity or kindness.
clinical trials Research studies that test how well new medical treatments or other interventions work in the subjects, usually human being.
disparities Marked differences or distinctions.
disposition The tendency of something or someone to act in a certain manner under given circumstances
duty Obligatory tasks, conduct, service, or functions that arise from one's position, as in life or in a group.
euthanasia The act or practice of killing or permitting the death of hopelessly sick or injured individuals in a relatively painless way for reasons of mercy.
fidelity Faithfulness to something to which one is bound by pledge or duty.
gametes Mature male or female germ cells, usually possessing a haploid chromosome set and capable of initiating formation of a new diploid individual; a sex cell, whether sperm or ovum.
genome The genetic material of an organism.
idealism The practice of forming ideas or living under the influence of ideas.
impaired Being in a less-than-perfect or less-than-whole condition; includes having handicaps or functional defects and being under the influence of drugs, alcohol, and/or controlled substances.
infertile Not fertile or productive; not capable of reproduction.
introspection An inward, reflective examination of one's own thoughts and feelings,
nonmaleficence Refraining from the act or harming or committing evil.
opinions Formal expressions of judgment or advice by an expert; formal expressions of the legal reasons and principles on which a legal decision is based.
philosopher A person who seeks wisdom or enlightenmebnt; an expounder of a theory in a certain area of experience.
postmortem Done, collected, or occurring after death.
procurement To get possession of, to obtain by particular care and effort.
public domain The realm embracing property rights that belong to the community at large, are unprotected by copyright or patent, and are subject to use or appropriation by anyone.
ramifications Consequences produced by a cause or following from a set of conditions.
reparations Amends, acts of atonement, or satisfaction given as a result of a wrong or injury.
sociologic Oriented or directed toward social needs and problems
surrogate A substitute; to put in place of another
unique identifiers Codes used instead of names to protect the confidentiality of the patient in a method of anonymous HIV testing.
veracity A devotion to or conformity with the truth.
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