orthothanasia

or·tho·tha·na·si·a

(ōr'thō-thă-nā'zē-ă),
1. A normal or natural manner of death and dying.
2. Sometimes used to denote the deliberate stopping of artificial or heroic means of maintaining life.
[ortho- + G. thanatos, death]
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orthothanasia

(1) Natural death. 
(2) Passive euthanasia, see there.
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References in periodicals archive ?
"Death with dignity", "dysthanasia", "therapeutic doggedness", "orthothanasia", and "good enough death" 4, among other expressions, are used both by advocates of life maintenance and by militants for the right to free will over one's own life and death.
Perception of physicians of intensive care units of the clinicas hospital complex about orthothanasia. Rev dor 2011;12(1):39-45.