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surrogate

 [sur´o-gat]
a substitute; a thing or person that takes the place of something or someone else, as a drug used in place of another, or, in psychoanalysis, the projection onto another person of one's mother or father image and unconscious and inappropriate response to that person with the feelings and attitudes felt for the real mother or father.

sur·ro·gate

(sŭr'ŏ-găt),
1. A person who functions in another's life as a substitute for some third person, such as a relative who assumes the nurturing and other responsibilities of the absent parent.
2. A person who reminds one of another person so that one uses the first as an emotional substitute for the second.
[L. surrogo, to put in another's place]

surrogate

/sur·ro·gate/ (sur´o-git) a substitute; a thing or person that takes the place of something or someone else, as a drug used in place of another, or a person who takes the place of another in someone's affective existence.

surrogate

(sûr′ə-gĭt, -gāt′, sŭr′-)
n.
1. One that takes the place of another; a substitute.
2.
a. A person or animal that functions as a substitute for another, as in a social or family role.
b. A surrogate mother.
3. In Freudian psychology, a figure of authority who takes the place of the father or mother in a person's unconscious or emotional life.
adj.
Substitute.
tr.v. (-gāt′) surro·gated, surro·gating, surro·gates
1. To put in the place of another, especially as a successor; replace.
2. To appoint (another) as a replacement for oneself.

surrogate

[sur′əgāt]
Etymology: L, surrogare, to substitute
1 a substitute; a person or thing that replaces another.
2 a person who represents and acts as a parent, taking the place of the father or mother.
3 (in psychoanalysis) a substitute parental figure, a symbolic image or representation of another, as may occur in a dream. The identity of the person represented often remains in the unconscious.

surrogate

Research
A test or species (of animals) used in the place of another test or target species.

sur·ro·gate

(sŭr'ŏ-găt)
1. A person who functions in another's life as a substitute for some third person, such as a relative who assumes the nurturing and other responsibilities of the absent parent.
2. A person who so reminds one of another person that one uses the first as an emotional substitute for the second.
[L. surrogo, to put in another's place]

surrogate,

n 1., a replacement.
2., in homeopathy, a substitute medicine for the exact remedy. See also simillimum.

sur·ro·gate

(sŭr'ŏ-găt)
Person who functions in another's life as a substitute for some third person.
[L. surrogo, to put in another's place]

surrogate (sur´əgit),

n a substitute; a person or thing that replaces another.

surrogate

a substitute; a thing or animal that takes the place of something or some animal, as a drug used in place of another, or, in animal husbandry, an animal which takes the place of another in the family or herd environment.
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As a result of the revisions to the act, after October 1, 2015, a Florida client may designate a surrogate to make health care decisions even if the client is not determined to be incapacitated (i.
Further, even with a durable health care surrogate in place, a treating physician still must communicate treatment plans and/or changes in treatment plans to a client with capacity.
The parentage of the child is deliberately split between gamete providers, the surrogate mother and the intended parent(s).
The only solution is to ban surrogate motherhood on a national level and put stringent punishment to the offenders, especially the intermediaries.
A surrogate motherhood does not involve any liability for non-execution of a contract.
In Moscow clinic the successful operation of extracorporeal fertilization took place, and after a child birth registration surrogate mother tried to dispute a note in Birth's book.
Sometimes friends or family volunteer to carry a baby for them, or intended parents may find a surrogate through an organisation like Surrogacy UK.
Her twins were born to surrogate Jenny French, who she and her husband Jonathan met through Surrogacy UK and became firm friends with.
38) Debbe and John's surrogate, Valerie, underwent artificial insemination, using John's sperm, for the conception of their baby girl.
Surrogates at Extraordinary Conceptions have the potential to earn $32,000 to $60,000 for an unforgettable journey.
Rather, she views surrogates as laborers and producers, which enables her to transcend a binary that would cast her study subjects either as agents or victims.
156) They do face some degree of uncertainty in the short-run if their surrogate is unable to carry a child to term.