apocarteresis

noun
apo·​car·​ter·​e·​sis | \ ˌap-ə-ˌkärt-ə-ˈrē-səs How to pronounce apocarteresis (audio) \
plural apocartereses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce apocarteresis (audio) \

Medical Definition of apocarteresis

: commission of suicide by starvation

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“Apocarteresis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/apocarteresis. Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

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