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donation

n. gift. If made to a qualified non-profit charitable, religious, educational or public service organization, it may be deductible as a contribution in calculating income tax.

donation

noun alms, benefaction, bequest, bounty, charity, contribution, dispensation, donum, dotation, endowment, gift, grant, gratuity, handout, impartment, largess, munificence, offering, present, presentation, provision, subsidy, subvention
Associated concepts: charitable donation, donation deed, donation causa mortis, donation of land, gratuitous donaaion, special donation
See also: benefit, bonus, cession, charity, endowment, gift, grant, gratuity, largess, perquisite, present, provision, reward, tip

DONATION, contracts. The act by which the owner of a thing, voluntarily transfers the title and possession of the same, from himself to another person, without any consideration; a gift. (q.v.)
     2. A donation is never perfected until it is has been accepted, for the acceptance (q.v.) is requisite to make the donation complete. Vide Assent, and Ayl. Pand. tit. 9 Clef des Lois Rom. h.t.

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A cost-effectiveness comparison of embryo donation with oocyte donation.
The advent of oocyte donation in the early 1980s and the growth in its use in the ensuing decades have raised several ethical concerns.
Compensation for oocyte donation generates another set of ethical issues.
Oocyte donation may offer one of their best chances for becoming pregnant.
From Germany, patients in need of oocyte donation or who want IVF with donor sperm are coming over.
Scott is the director of the IVF program at Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey and a recognized leader in the areas of ovulation induction for assisted reproduction, implantation, ovarian reserve screening and oocyte donation.
Paulson is an internationally recognized expert in assisted reproduction, oocyte donation and implantation research and is the author of over 100 scientific journal articles.
Cha's study compared 61 pregnancies resulting from oocyte donation and 127 pregnancies from standard, nondonor in vitro fertilization (controls).
These data suggest that PIH [pregnancy-induced hypertension] appears to occur more often in pregnancies following oocyte donation from immunologically unrelated donors.
But in reproductive medicine, by allowing Turner's syndrome patients to achieve pregnancy through oocyte donation, we may be doing just that," Dr.
Compensation "should reflect the time, inconvenience, and physical and emotional demands associated with the oocyte donation process" but should not be so high that it becomes an inducement for dohors to discount the risks, according to the committee's report.
The oocyte donations required for the research adhered to ethical guidelines of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and the International Society for Stem Cell Research as well as protocols reviewed and approved by the institutional review board and stem cell committees of Columbia University Medical Center.