gametes


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gametes

Sex cells: ova and sperm.
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The grandchildren's health was likely influenced by their ancestors' gametes (sperm or egg), which carried specific epigenetic marks -- e.
Invitation to tender: one-year procurement of medical supplies for the actions of the freezing of gametes
It is very rare to find a couple who have all of the disorders mentioned above; therefore, in most cases, the donation of one of the gametes would be enough to treat the couple (4).
The law prohibits research on human gametes (a male or female cell that unites with a cell of the opposite sex to be finally developed into an embryo) and fertilization unless done within the ambit of the Shariah and the generally accepted medical norms, and if the research is justified in terms of its contribution to medical knowledge and technological applications.
Numerically unreduced (2n) gametes are believed to have been
Caption: Pink bulges indicate this coral is about to release gametes for open-water fertilization.
Consider the following: a surrogacy agreement has been confirmed by the High Court in terms of which the gametes of a certain HIVpositive commissioning father must be used.
3A and 4A): Sex cannot be identified; gonad tubules are free of gametes and are generally characterized by undifferentiated cells.
Some of the subjects discussed include the moral status of gametes and embryos in storage, roles and structures of hospital ethics committees, spirituality and healthcare organizations, and the ethics of healthcare reform.
Males, by definition, produce many small gametes and usually provide little or no care to their offspring.
Abu Dhabi: In a sterile room in the capital, rows of dishes and test tubes will soon contain the gametes (sperm and eggs) of married couples.
Thus, I propose that human procreation, as understood within the Catholic moral tradition, if it is to be morally licit, has to involve the giving of one's gametes, defined not by their genetic constitution, but by their being part of the immunologically defined self that is given in the mutual self-gift that is conjugal love.