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_The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,_ Vocabulary from Part 3_ Immortality.pdf

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8/27/2018 "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," Vocabulary from Part 3: Immortality - Vocabulary List : Vocabulary.com 1/13 VOCABULARY LISTS : NON-FICTION "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," Vocabulary from Part 3: Immortality July 29, 2013 By Vocabulary.com (NY)A biography unlike any other, "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" tells the story of a woman whomade a contribution to science that still reverberates to this day in laboratories around the world. Learn these word lists for this work of non±ction: Foreword and Prologue, Part 1: Life, Part 2: DeathPart 3: Immortality, AfterwordMcKusick was a renownedgeneticist who’d foundedthe world’s ±rst human genetics department atHopkins, where he maintained a catalog of hundredsof genes, including several he’d discovered himself inAmish populations.widely known and esteemedAlthough this attitude wasn’t uncommon at the time,NIH guidelines stipulatedthat all human subjectresearch funded by NIH—as McKusick’s was—requiredboth informed consent and approval from a Hopkinsreview board.make an express demand or provision in an agreementrenownedstipulate ,
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8/27/2018 "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," Vocabulary from Part 3: Immortality - Vocabulary List : Vocabulary.com 2/13 Those guidelines had been implemented in 1966, in the aftermath of the Southam trial, and then expanded to include a detailed de±nition of informed consent in 1971. forced or compelled or put in force They were in the process of being codi±ed into law when Hsu called Day. organize into a system, such as a body of law She included a copy of the George Gey tribute written by McKusick and Jones, saying she thought Lawrence would like to see an article about his mother’s cells. something given or done as an expression of esteem The book was ±lled with complicated sentences explaining Henrietta’s cells by saying, “its atypical histology may correlate with the unusually malignant behavior of the carcinoma,” and something about the “correlate of the tumor’s singularity .” the quality of being one of a kind implemented codify tribute singularity
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8/27/2018 "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," Vocabulary from Part 3: Immortality - Vocabulary List : Vocabulary.com 3/13 Henrietta was a black woman born of slavery and sharecropping who ²ed north for prosperity , only to have her cells used as tools by white scientists without her consent. the condition of having good fortune In the three months following Rogers’s story, Jet, Ebony, Smithsonian, and various newspapers published articles about Henrietta, “one of the pivotal ±gures in the crusade against cancer.” being of crucial importance Chakrabarty’s lawyers argued that since normal bacteria don’t consume oil, Chakrabarty’s bacteria weren’t naturally occurring—they only existed because he’d altered them using “human ingenuity .” "Ingenuity" also means "the property of showing inventiveness and skill"--both de±nitions would ±t the
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