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euthanize

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verb eu·tha·nize \ˈyü-thə-ˌnīz\

Definition of euthanize

eu·tha·nized also eu·than·a·tizedeu·tha·niz·ing also eu·tiz·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to subject to euthanasia



Variants of euthanize

also eu·than·a·tize play \yü-ˈtha-nə-ˌtīz\

Origin of euthanize

Greek euthanatos


First Known Use: 1873

Other Animal Husbandry Terms


Medical Dictionary

euthanize

transitive verb eu·tha·nize \ˈyü-thə-ˌnīz\

Medical Definition of euthanize

eu·tha·nized also eu·than·a·tizedeu·tha·niz·ing also eu·tiz·ing

  1. :  to subject to euthanasia <the dog was euthanized at the owner's request>



Variants of euthanize

also eu·than·a·tize \yu̇-ˈthan-ə-ˌtīz\

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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "euthanize"


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