natural death


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natural death

A death caused solely by disease and/or the ageing process.

natural death

'A death…caused solely by disease and/or the aging process…'. Cf Unnatural death.
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Specifically, we wish to enable health professionals to move forward in the area of allowing natural death alongside ethical, medical and patient/whanau decision making.
Officials said this would ensure that no incident of poaching was termed as natural death.
Topics include: bodily subjectivity, cyborgs, life lacking a typical human ability or feature, questions of femininity especially surrounding mastectomies, and natural death in the context of bodily augmentation.
Although I respect this, I think there is a case to be made for filming a peaceful, natural death.
One Bulgarian man has died in Libya around February 11, news sources quoting various reasons for his demise, with natural death as nevertheless the most probable.
Most of these art forms are heading towards their natural death," said BKS president P V Radhakrishna Pillai.
Awareness of the use of the Allow Natural Death (AND) designation is one means to improving the care of frail elders at the end of life.
I am just glad we did what we could to give it a second chance and that it died a natural death.
Recording a verdict of natural death, Coroner Roger Whittaker said: "Unexpectedly he did not die from these diseases he had been suffering from.
He added: "It's very nice to hear about a bird that's had such a long life and there were no signs of this being anything other than a natural death from old age.
A day after Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said he believed abortion was a public health issue, Benedict predicted the bishops would reinforce "respect for life from the moment of conception until natural death as an integral requirement of human nature".
Benedict said those values include "respect for human life, its defense from conception to natural death, (and) the family built upon marriage between a man and a woman.