[rahyt-tuh-dahy] /ˈraɪt təˈdaɪ/
asserting or advocating the right to refuse extraordinary medical measures to prolong one’s life when one is terminally ill or irreversibly comatose:
Advocating or expressing, as in a living will, a person’s right to refuse extraordinary life-sustaining measures intended to prolong life artificially when the person is deemed by his or her physicians to be terminally or incurably ill.
[rahyt-tuh-noh] /ˈraɪt təˈnoʊ/ adjective 1. of or relating to laws or policies that make certain government or company data and records available to any individual who has a right or need to know their contents.
- Right-to-left shunt
right-to-left shunt n. The passage of blood from the right side of the heart into the left, as through a septal defect. The passage of blood from the pulmonary artery into the aorta, as through a patent ductus arteriosus.
[rahyt-tuh-lahyf] /ˈraɪt təˈlaɪf/ adjective 1. pertaining to or advocating laws making abortion, especially abortion-on-demand, illegal; antiabortion: right-to-life advocates.
[rahyt-tuh-wurk] /ˈraɪt təˈwɜrk/ adjective 1. of or relating to the right of workers to gain or keep employment whether or not they belong to a labor union.