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voluntary

 [vol´un-tār″e]
accomplished in accordance with the will.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

vol·un·tar·y

(vol'ŭn-tār'ē),
Relating or acting in obedience to the will; not obligatory.
[L. voluntarius, fr. voluntas, will, fr. volo, to wish]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

manslaughter

Forensic medicine The unlawful, unjustifiable, and/or inexcusable, killing of one human by another, under circumstances lacking premeditation, deliberation, and express or implied malice. See Serial killer. Cf Murder.
Manslaughter  
Voluntary That which is committed voluntarily in a heat of passion
Involuntary That which occurs when a person commits an unlawful act that is not felonious or tending to cause great bodily harm, or when a person is committing a lawful act without due caution or requisite skill–eg a surgeon performing an operation while intoxicated, and inadvertently kills another
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

vol·un·tar·y

(vol'ŭn-tar-ē)
Relating or acting in obedience to the will; not obligatory.
[L. voluntarius, fr. voluntas, will, fr. volo, to wish]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Voluntary

An action or thought undertaken or controlled by a person's free will or choice.
Mentioned in: Spinal Cord Injury
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

vol·un·tar·y

(vol'ŭn-tar-ē)
Relating or acting in obedience to the will; not obligatory.
[L. voluntarius, fr. voluntas, will, fr. volo, to wish]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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