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advance directive

noun ad·vance di·rec·tive \əd-ˈvan(t)s-də-ˈrek-tiv, -dī-\

Medical Definition of ADVANCE DIRECTIVE

:  a legal document (as a living will) signed by a living competent person in order to provide guidance for medical and health-care decisions (as the termination of life support and organ donation) in the event that the person becomes incompetent to make such decisions
May 03, 2015
predicate Hear it
to base (something) on something else
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