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Related to donation: Organ donation
1. a gift.
2. the act of giving.
oocyte donation a method of assisted reproductive technology in which an oocyte from a fertile woman is aspirated for incubation in the uterus of a woman who has female factor infertility, such as after oophorectomy or premature menopause. fertilization may be either in vitro or in utero.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
donationSee Directed donation, Egg donation, Eye donation, Multiorgan donation, Predonation, Preoperative autologous donation.
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