apothanasia

ap·o·tha·na·si·a

(ap'ō-thă-nā'zē-ă),
Postponement of death; prolongation of life, as opposed to euthanasia.
[G. apo, away, + thanatos, death]
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apothanasia

An obsolete term for the extension of life,
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