carrier

(redirected from Gestational carrier)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Synonyms for carrier

a person who carries messages or is sent on errands

Synonyms for carrier

someone whose employment involves carrying something

Synonyms

Related Words

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

References in periodicals archive ?
New Jersey insurance regulations define a gestational carrier as "a woman who has become pregnant with an embryo or embryos that are not part of her genetic or biologic entity, and who intends to give the child to the biological parents after birth." Under the New Jersey insurance regulations, many medical insurance policies are required to pay for gestational carrier procedures.
After exploring many options, Kanye and I decided to use a gestational carrier. Although I have used the term surrogate in the past, a gestational carrier is actually the technical term for a woman who carries a baby that she has no biological relationship to.
If the code O09.81, Supervision of pregnancy resulting from assisted reproductive technology, is reported, the code Z33.3, Gestational carrier status, may be reported in addition for informational purposes.
Therefore, Rabbi Auerbach stated that we must be strict in both directions: when the egg donor is not Jewish, the child would require a conversion; and when the gestational carrier is not Jewish, the child would also require a conversion (ABRAHAM 2004, 1:6, note 11).
There are advantages to both "gestational carrier surrogacy" contracts and "traditional surrogacy" contracts.
which a fertilized embryo is implanted in a gestational carrier, who
In this circumstance, the gestational carrier (biological mother) was implanted with anonymous ovum and sperm from the petitioner (non-biological mother).
Rather, the children are deemed "stateless" precisely when the intended parents attempt to take the children back to their home country pursuant to their agreement with the gestational carrier. The direct conflict between the private contract between the parties and the national laws of their respective home countries creates the issue of "statelessness." The notable cases where these conflicting legal systems were exposed forced the nations implicated to work together to solve the problems created by the conflicts of law.
They spoke candidly about their baby, Azad, who they had through a gestational carrier. " Surrogacy is slowly becoming a popular trend in India.
Once a gestational carrier, or surrogate, reached the second trimester of pregnancy, prosecutors claimed the defendants would "shop" the babies by falsely telling couples other prospective parents who had intended to adopt the baby backed out of the deal.
The more common usage of surrogacy, in 2011, is as a gestational carrier. The law does not differentiate between the two (gestational and traditional), however,
(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. (2) Will the predeceased spouses be the parents of the resulting children, conceived and born years after their deaths?
All of this cannot be belittled as being merely the job of 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.