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Donor

The party conferring a power. One who makes a gift. One who creates a trust.

donor

n. a person or entity making a gift or donation.

donor

noun aider, almsgiver, altruist, assignor, backer, benefactor, benefactress, bequeather, bestower, cheerful giver, conferrer, consignor, contributor, deliverer, devisor, distributor of largess, donator, free giver, generous giver, giver, Good Samaritan, grantor, helper, humanitarian, patron, patroness, philanthropist, presenter, rewarder, vouchsafer
Foreign phrases: Voluntas donatoris in charta doni sui manifeste expressa observetur.The will of the donor which is clearly expressed in his deed of gift should be obberved.
See also: benefactor, contributor, feoffor, good samaritan, maker, transferor

donor

a person who makes a gift of property.

DONOR. He who makes a gift. (q.v.)

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Financial Incentives for Organ Procurement: Ethical Aspects of Future Contracts for Cadaveric Donors.
Michele Goodwin cites two relatively recent American cases in which the families of cadaveric donors signed forms that were subsequently misread and miscommunicated to the OPOs, resulting in the removal of tissues without consent of the families.
En bloc kidney transplantation from pediatric cadaveric donors to adult recipients.
Although estimates vary, it seems quite reasonable to believe that there may be at least 15,000 potential cadaveric donors available per year.
AVANCE Nerve Grafts are decellularized allograft nerves recovered from cadaveric donors.
But macroscopic damage of the pancreas that occurs when harvesting from cadaveric donors often results in kidney-alone transplantation.
Preliminary data show that the number of cadaveric donors rose to 5,788 in 1998, up from 5,479 in 1997.
Transplantation of primary islets from cadaveric donors by the Edmonton Protocol has shown success in reducing the need for insulin administration, but cell availability is severely limited," said Thomas B.
The FDA's Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER) statement on NAT testing of blood samples from cadaveric donors indicated guidelines on NAT testing for tissue donors were in the works.
In Wales there were 71 kidney transplants performed last year - 56 from cadaveric donors and 15 from live donors.