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  1. as·sist·ed su·i·cide
    IPA[əˈsistid ˈso͞oəˌsīd]
  2. noun

    • 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
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: assisted suicide, plural noun: assisted suicides

    • noun

      suicide effected with the assistance of another person, especially the taking of lethal drugs provided by a doctor for the purpose by a patient suffering from a terminal illness or incurable condition:
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