[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:
right-to-die laws.

right-to-die adj.
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.


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