- The practice of killing a human being or animal who is suffering greatly or has very poor quality of life, especially one with an incurable illness or condition.
Etymology: First attested in w:1606, 1606, from Greek á (euthanasia), from á- (eu-) good + (thanatos), death<br>
- Euthanasia is the hardest part of a veterinarian's job.
- (as a modifier) Of or relating to euthanasia.
- The veterinary technician pulled the solution from the controlled drug cabinet.
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