medicide


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med·i·cide

 (mĕd′ĭ-sīd′)
n.
Suicide accomplished with the aid of a physician.

medicide

(ˈmɛdɪˌsaɪd)
n
suicide with the assistance of a doctor

med•i•cide

(ˈmɛd əˌsaɪd)
n.
a medically assisted suicide. Compare assisted suicide.
[1990–95; medi(cal) + -cide]
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One of his two sisters, Margo, later helped in his medicide practice, often videoing the patients as evidence that the procedure was carried out at their explicit request.
Medicide therefore means "killing doctors" or "killing medicine" (in Latin, doctor is medicus, and medicine is medicina).