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physi·cian-assist·ed sui·cide

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  1. physician-assisted suicidenoun

    assisted suicide where the assistant is a physician


  1. physician-assisted suicide

    Physician-assisted suicide refers to a practice in which a doctor provides a terminally ill patient with the means, often a prescription for lethal drugs, to end their own life, typically to relieve them from severe pain or suffering. This action is taken upon the explicit request of the patient who is fully informed about the implications and alternatives. This practice is legal in certain jurisdictions under specific circumstances.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of physician-assisted suicide in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of physician-assisted suicide in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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  1. John Urwin:

    As the largest and most diverse U.S. state to have legalized( physician-assisted suicide), it will be interesting to see if the characteristics of those seeking( physician-assisted suicide) are similar to those of the other states that have done so, depending on how( physician-assisted suicide) is received in California, other states may be more or less likely to pass similar legislation.


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