The act of ending a life to prevent further suffering. See active euthenasia- assisted death- end of life- informed consent- mercy killing- passive euthenasia.

EUTHANASIA: "Joe wanted to use euthenasia for Lyn so she would no longer suffer the terrible pain from her terminal illness."
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