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physician–assisted suicide

noun

Simple Definition of physician–assisted suicide

  • : suicide that is done with the help of a doctor

Full Definition of physician–assisted suicide

  1. :  suicide by a patient facilitated by means (as a drug prescription) or by information (as an indication of a lethal dosage) provided by a physician aware of the patient's intent

1987

First Known Use of physician–assisted suicide

1987


Medical Dictionary

physician–assisted suicide

noun

Medical Definition of physician–assisted suicide

  1. :  suicide by a patient facilitated by means or information (as a drug prescription or indication of the lethal dosage) provided by a physician who is aware of how the patient intends to use such means or information




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