Definition of bioethicist in English:

bioethicist

noun

  • See bioethics

    • ‘They also require that trainee healthcare professionals and clinical faculty are aware of individuals they could approach with ethical concerns and have the right to consult with a bioethicist or consultant in clinical ethics.’
    • ‘In their eyes, the destiny of bioethicists is to sit on bioethics committees and set public policy.’
    • ‘Subsequent media coverage of such issues as xenografting and human cloning made bioethics and bioethicists familiar to many Americans.’
    • ‘Stanford bioethicists want stronger protections for women donating eggs for stem cell research.’
    • ‘His book was a wake-up call, designed to democratise the debate about biotechnology and return it to ethicists, rather than bioethicists, to lay people, rather than the expert community.’

Pronunciation

bioethicist

/bʌɪəʊˈɛθɪsɪst/