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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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Oocyte donation is generally effectuated through in vitro fertilization (IVF) by transferring the oocyte from a healthy young donor after ovarian hyperstimulation and the sperm from the partner of the recipient in the recipient's uterus.
Pregnancies in postmenopausal women over 50 years old in oocyte donation program.
The advent of oocyte donation in the early 1980s and the growth in its use in the ensuing decades have raised several ethical concerns.
Neither researcher has been an egg donor or recipient, but both believe that oocyte donation is a morally justifiable and ethically sound method of family building and that donations between sisters, while potentially more complex in terms of long-term consequences, may also be very positive experiences for the donor, recipient couple, and their offspring.
Among other recommendations, the committee said that oocyte donation programs should "adopt and disclose policies regarding coverage of an oocyte donor's medical costs, should she experience health complications from the procedure, ensure that advertisements for donors are responsible and accurate, and provide information and counseling.
It also made oocyte donation much more feasible by eliminating the need for cycle synchrony between the donor and recipient.
An increase in oocyte donation from poorer to more affluent countries creates a number of ethical issues.
This article reports oocyte donation to two patients suffering from TS and their clinical implications for pregnancy: cephalo-pelvic imbalance due to small maternal size and cardiovascular complications producing lymphoedema, aortic dissection and preeclampsy.
Cho, "Issues in Oocyte Donation for Stem Cell Research," Science 308 (2005): 1747-48.
Oocyte cryopreservation entails important potential advantages for human IVF, offering a less ethically disputable alternative to embryo cryopreservation, simplifying and making safer oocyte donation, and giving an opportunity forfertility preservation to women at risk of premature ovarian failure as an effect of genetic factors or chemo- or radiotherapies.