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Test-tube babies a guide to moral questions, present techniques, and future possibilities

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Published by Oxford University Press in Melbourne, New York .
Written in English


  • Fertilization in vitro, Human -- Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Human embryo -- Transplantation -- Moral and ethical aspects

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by William A.W. Walters and Peter Singer.
ContributionsWalters, William A. W., Singer, Peter, 1946-
LC ClassificationsRG135 .T47x 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination165 p. ;
Number of Pages165
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2348536M
ISBN 100195543424, 0195543408
LC Control Number86672160

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