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Suicide committed with the aid of another person, sometimes a physician.
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suicide aided by a person, esp. a physician, who organizes the logistics of the suicide, as by providing the necessary quantities of a poison.
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|Noun||1.||assisted suicide - suicide of a terminally ill person that involves an assistant who serves to make dying as painless and dignified as possible|
self-annihilation, self-destruction - the act of killing yourself; "it is a crime to commit suicide"
physician-assisted suicide - assisted suicide where the assistant is a physician
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