[yoo-thuh-nahyz] /ˈyu θəˌnaɪz/
verb (used with object), euthanized, euthanizing.
to subject to :
to euthanize injured animals.
(transitive) to kill (a person or animal) painlessly, esp to relieve suffering from an incurable illness
by 1915, in place of earlier and etymologically correct euthanatize (1873); see euthanasia + -ize. Related: Euthanized; euthanizing.
[yoo-then-iks] /yuˈθɛn ɪks/ noun, (used with a singular verb) 1. a science concerned with bettering the condition of human beings through the improvement of their environment. /juːˈθɛnɪks/ noun 1. (functioning as sing) the study of the control of the environment, esp with a view to improving the health and living standards of the human race […]
[yoo-theer-ee-uh n] /yuˈθɪər i ən/ adjective 1. belonging or pertaining to the group Eutheria, comprising the placental mammals. noun 2. a eutherian animal. /juːˈθɪərɪən/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or belonging to the Eutheria, a subclass of mammals all of which have a placenta and reach an advanced state of development before birth. The group […]
[yoo-thur-mik] /yuˈθɜr mɪk/ adjective 1. producing or creating heat or warmth. euthermic eu·ther·mic (yōō-thûr’mĭk) adj. Having, being, or maintaining an optimal temperature.
/juːˈθɪmɪə/ noun 1. (psychol) a pleasant state of mind