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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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Nonetheless, they are considered universal donors because of the absence of A and B antigens on the red cell surface.
Lewis is taking the helm to help accelerate clinical development of the Endometrial Regenerative Cell (ERC) universal donor stem cell product, which is already in Phase I and Phase II studies for critical limb ischemia and congestive heart failure, respectively," said Dr.
For example, O negative, known as the universal donor because it can be given to anyone regardless of their blood type, is always needed.
The NCBB began eliminating paper-based workflows in 2005 when the blood bank adopted the BBCS SRQ product, an electronic version of the Universal Donor Health Questionnaire (UDHQ) required of all donors before qualifying for eligibility by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Lloyd Ratner, professor of surgery and director of renal and pancreatic transplantation at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia said: "That set off a chain of events where we were able to use a person who is a universal donor to give to someone who could only receive a blood group O kidney.
The theoretic universal donor is negative for DEA 1.
When told that he was an universal donor, he smiled and replied, "I try to give, always receiving is not the proper thing".
O negative is regarded as the universal donor group which can be transfused into anyone without fear of rejection.
Local blood supplies continue to dwindle with each passing summer day, Numark said, and the Red Cross especially needs O-negative, known as the universal donor type.
I really want to because I would be a universal donor.

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