designated donor

des·ig·na·ted do·nor

(deźig-nāt-ĕd dōnŏr)
In health care, someone who has agreed to donate bone marrow, blood, or tissue to someone else who requires such therapy or has ordered donation of her organs at death.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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The class raising the most money will receive a gold star, second will receive a silver star, and third will receive a bronze star acknowledgment on the designated donor wall at the hospital.
This scheme will require a designated donor group to be guided by a joint assistance strategy that has been elaborated with the host government.
The Massachusetts Legislature in 2001 designated donor marrow testing as a mandated benefit for which insurers are obligated to pay.
We had already approached the family for authorization for the donation and he was a designated donor on his driver's license.
"This effort gives individuals a convenient opportunity to be part of the [donor shortage] solution and I encourage everyone to give organ donation serious consideration," Blanco, a designated donor, said.
"There are many reasons people decide not to be donors, but for many people the reason they are not designated donors is because they don't know how to sign up or they don't remember to declare their intent to be donors in situations when they could," said Andy King, lead author of the study.
Our goal is to get at least 100 million designated donors; right now we're at 70 million.
Autologous donations and collections from designated donors are reported as donations from voluntary, non-remunerated donors.
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