donor

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a person who gives to a charity or cause

Synonyms for donor

(medicine) someone who gives blood or tissue or an organ to be used in another person (the host)

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Directed donor programs may adversely affect autologous donor participation.
6~ No significant difference in infectious disease markers was shown between directed donor and volunteer donor groups even though the frequency of first-time donors in the former was twice that of the latter.
This might include donors who are first degree-relatives, directed donors, and in situations where no comparable products from a suitable donor is available and where the patient would suffer serious morbidity without the transplant.
In addition, directed donors are under pressure to donate.
Directed donors often don't realize that by forgoing usual donor confidentiality they are open to legal action if the recipient suffers injury from transfusion.
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