informed consent

Definition of "informed consent"
  1. An agreement made with full understanding of all facts and risks involved, often used in medical or legal contexts when an individual agrees to a procedure or waives certain rights
How to use "informed consent" in a sentence
  1. Before the operation, the surgeon had her patient give informed consent.
  2. The law requires informed consent before any clinical trial.
  3. After explanation of the procedure, the participant gave his informed consent.

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