curatrix


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curatrix

(kjʊˈreɪtrɪks)
n
(Law) a woman in charge of a museum, art gallery, or similar institution
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3] Similarly, in an application to withdraw feeding from a patient in a persistent vegetative state with no hope of recovery who had been artificially fed for over three years, the court held that 'judged by society's legal convictions' it would be reasonable, justifiable and not wrongful for the patient's wife to be appointed as his curatrix and to order the withdrawal of such feeding even though it would lead to the patient's death.
Hester du Toit, Curatrix, Middelburg Cultural History Museum dated 25th November 1996.