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Synonyms for carrier

a person who carries messages or is sent on errands

Synonyms for carrier

someone whose employment involves carrying something


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a self-propelled wheeled vehicle designed specifically to carry something

a large warship that carries planes and has a long flat deck for takeoffs and landings

an inactive substance that is a vehicle for a radioactive tracer of the same substance and that assists in its recovery after some chemical reaction

a person or firm in the business of transporting people or goods or messages

a radio wave that can be modulated in order to transmit a signal

a man who delivers the mail

a boy who delivers newspapers

(medicine) a person (or animal) who has some pathogen to which he is immune but who can pass it on to others

a rack attached to a vehicle

(genetics) an organism that possesses a recessive gene whose effect is masked by a dominant allele

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This case involved a woman (Johnson) who agreed to be the gestational carrier for the Calverts, in return for a fee of $10,000 and a life insurance policy.
Moreover, retrospectively making a woman into an unwilling gestational carrier seems a greater harm than making a person into an unwilling gamete or embryo donor.
Any female who has had her uterus surgically removed from cervical or uterine cancer, fibroids, severe endometriosis, or a hysterectomy or where her uterus is simply not functional may be a candidate for a gestational carrier.
All of our donors, surrogates, and gestational carriers go through a rigorous application and screening process.
39) This perspective, when removed from the context of surrogacy, would prevent a married couple from using donated gametes (eggs and sperm) to conceive and carry a child without the service of a gestational carrier.
The FBI investigated the scheme after receiving complaints from gestational carriers and others, said Special Agent Darrell Foxworth, an FBI spokesman.
42) Conversely, others argue that gestation is the most significant element of birth and the gestational carrier should be the labeled as "mother.
1) Two years later, Wife #1 (W1) uses her dead husband's frozen sperm to become pregnant; Husband #2 (H2) uses his dead wife's frozen ova and arranges to have a baby with a gestational carrier.
No words can adequately convey the incredible gratitude that we feel for everyone who was so supportive throughout this process, in particular our gestational carrier.
1) In the context of gestational carrier agreements, however, both the federal and Massachusetts legislatures are silent on whether to uphold a choice of law provision.
The Fertile Awakenings coaching program also helps patients navigate the stress of decision-making regarding complex treatment options, such as determining which assisted reproductive techniques are appropriate, when to consider use of a donated egg or sperm, a gestational carrier, or cease treatment and consider other choices.
Only 34% would consider a gestational carrier or surrogate mother to carry their baby, while 22% were undecided if they would use this option.
Gerrity explained, are sperm banking, testicular tissue banking, GnRH analogs or antagonists, and donor sperm for men and embryo or egg banking and emergency in vitro fertilization, ovarian tissue cryopreservation, donor eggs, and gestational carriers for women.
Our money-back guarantee is also available to those using egg donors and gestational carriers.
Many countries ban the practice due to fears that it may lead to exploitation, as gestational carriers are sometimes paid hefty sums.