ectogenous

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ec·tog·e·nous

 (ĕk-tŏj′ə-nəs)
adj.
1. Exogenous.
2. Able to live and develop outside a host, as certain pathogenic microorganisms do.
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If that distinction confers personhood or the fight to be nurtured into a baby, then the ectogenic solution to abortion is merely another manifestation of the ideology that motherhood is obligatory.
133) In practical terms, this suggests that to compel artificial gestation would be to compel motherhood (or illegal abortion) in our ectogenic future as surely as a ban on abortion does so today.
176) It is possible that this disruption would operate on the individual level by interfering with the ectogenic child's relational capacity.