a situation in which a physician provides the means of death for a gravely ill patient but the patient takes the final step; also called doctor-assisted suicide , assisted suicide
See doctor-assisted suicide
[fi-zish-uh n] /fɪˈzɪʃ ən/ noun 1. a person who is legally qualified to practice medicine; doctor of medicine. 2. a person engaged in general medical practice, as distinguished from one specializing in surgery. 3. a person who is skilled in the art of healing. /fɪˈzɪʃən/ noun 1. a person legally qualified to practise medicine, esp […]
- Physical transport network
communications (PTN) The actual hardware through which data transfer devices are connected. Virtual Circuits may be leased by the owner of the physical network to organisations which cannot afford the high costs of laying long distance cable. (2003-11-23)
noun 1. the treatment or management of physical disability, malfunction, or pain by exercise, massage, hydrotherapy, etc., without the use of medicines, surgery, or radiation. 2. the health profession that provides such care. noun 1. another term for physiotherapy physical therapy n. Abbr. PT The treatment of physical dysfunction or injury by the use of […]
[fahy-toh-puh-thol-uh-jee] /ˌfaɪ toʊ pəˈθɒl ə dʒi/ noun 1. . /ˌfaɪtəʊpəˈθɒlədʒɪ/ noun 1. the branch of botany concerned with diseases of plants phytopathology (fī’tō-pə-thŏl’ə-jē) The scientific study of plant diseases and their causes, processes, and effects.