- development outside the body, as of an embryo in an artificial environment.
Origin of ectogenesis
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Soraya Chemaly already predicted this particularly “surreal” argument in her initial report on ectogenesis.
In America: The National Catholic Review, for example, John Nassivera solemnly intones that ectogenesis is “a very serious thing.”
The feminist rationale for ectogenesis seems to practically write itself.
These portentous rumblings aside, no coherent position on ectogenesis has emerged so far within the pro-life movement.
But if Zoltan Istvan is correct, ectogenesis is inevitable, and pro-life political groups will be forced to take a stand.
Plate has recently given this "definitely directed variation" the name of ectogenetic orthogenesis, or, briefly, ectogenesis.The Wonders of Life
- the growth of an organism outside the body in which it would normally be found, such as the growth of an embryo outside the mother's body or the growth of bacteria outside the body of a host
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