phytolectin phy·to·lec·tin (fī’tō-lěk’tĭn)
[fahyt-l-ith] /ˈfaɪt l ɪθ/ noun 1. a microscopic silica body that forms in a living plant and becomes fossilized.
[fahy-tol-uh-jee] /faɪˈtɒl ə dʒi/ noun 1. . /faɪˈtɒlədʒɪ/ noun 1. a rare name for botany (sense 1) phytology (fī-tŏl’ə-jē) The study of plants; botany.
[fi-zish-uh n-ship] /fɪˈzɪʃ ənˌʃɪp/ noun 1. the position, function, or office of a .
- Physician-assisted suicide
noun 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