physician-assisted suicide

Definition of "physician-assisted suicide"
  1. Ending one's own life with the help of a doctor who provides access to lethal medication or information about lethal dosages, knowing the patient's intention
How to use "physician-assisted suicide" in a sentence
  1. The ongoing debate about physician-assisted suicide centers on ethical and moral considerations.
  2. In some states, physician-assisted suicide is legal for terminally ill patients.
  3. Many health care professionals express concerns about the implications of physician-assisted suicide.

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