Medical Dictionary

apocarteresis

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noun apo·car·ter·e·sis \ˌap-ə-ˌkärt-ə-ˈrē-səs\

Medical Definition of apocarteresis

plural

apocartereses

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  1. :  commission of suicide by starvation


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