Simple Definition of assisted suicide
: suicide with help from another person (such as a doctor) to end suffering from severe physical illness
Full Definition of assisted suicide
: suicide committed by someone with assistance from another person; especially : physician-assisted suicide
Examples of assisted suicide
a doctor who has been involved in several assisted suicides
an opponent of assisted suicide
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Medical Definition of assisted suicide
: suicide by an individual facilitated by means or information (as a gun or indication of the lethal dosage of a drug) provided by someone else aware of the individual's intent; especially : physician-assisted suicide
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