from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Relating to, expressing, or advocating a person's right to refuse extraordinary measures intended to prolong life after a physician has deemed that person to be terminally or incurably ill.
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- n. A putative right for a person to decide not to be kept alive by heroic means and to die with dignity.
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