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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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Pregnancy in women 50 or more years of age: outcomes of 22 consecutively established pregnancies from oocyte donation. Fertil Steril 1995;64:111-5.
Oocyte donation continued to grow throughout the 1990s and 2000s.
(150.) See supra notes 31-33 and accompanying text (discussing the rationales and mechanisms by which ASRM developed pricing guidelines for oocyte donation).
Because of the relative newness of oocyte donation, "There is no clear theoretical framework underlying the psychological assessment and emotional support of gamete donors, nor has there been any apparent theory development in this area" (Applegarth & Kingsberg, 1999, p.
Also, the authors propose that oocytes retrieved from women with PCOS may be used in oocyte donation. However, the altered hormonal milieu in women with PCOS may affect the oocyte epigenome, which is highly dynamic and its effect would be transgenerational.
Relevance of assisted hatching in an oocyte donation programme using egg cryobanking: A prospective randomised study.
Cryopreserved oocytes of infertile couples undergoing assisted reproductive technology could be an important source of oocyte donation: a clinical report of successful pregnancies.
It also made oocyte donation much more feasible by eliminating the need for cycle synchrony between the donor and recipient.
Ethical issues in transnational 'mail order' oocyte donation. International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 2006;95:302-04.
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.