- IPA[əˈsistid ˈso͞oəˌsīd]
- the suicide of a patient suffering from an incurable disease, effected by the taking of lethal drugs provided by a doctor for this purpose
noun: assisted suicide, plural noun: assisted suicides
- 1. the suicide of a patient suffering from an incurable disease, effected by the taking of lethal drugs provided by a doctor for this purpose:
lawyers sought clarification regarding the position of healthcare professionals in cases of assisted suicide
rather than endure the slow, unrelenting progress of the illness, she has chosen an assisted suicide in Zurich
...cancel→cancer)Topic: Should assisted suicide be legal? I think assisted suicide...a suicide. [n.8] The States' assisted suicide bans are not innovations...
...statement is not a too wordy. "The positive virtues of physicial assisted suicide" "A liberal defense of physician-assisted suicide" "...
THE KEVORKIAN CONTROVERSY 圖片參考：http://www.freep.com/art/0907/0907kevomachine.jpg Retired pathologist Dr. Jack Kevorkian unveils a prototype of his assisted-suicide machine