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recipient

 [re-sip´e-ent]
one who receives, as a blood transfusion, or a tissue or organ graft.
universal recipient traditional name for a person thought to be able to receive blood of any “type” (see blood group) without agglutination of the donor cells. This refers to individuals of blood group AB; however, research and clinical experience have now demonstrated that antibodies may be present to cause serious reactions. Therefore, prior to a blood transfusion, any recipient must be checked for compatibility (see crossmatching).
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

re·cip·i·ent

(rē-sip'ē-ĕnt),
One who receives, as in blood transfusion or tissue or organ transplant.
[L. recipiens, fr. recipio, to receive]
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recipient

(rĭ-sĭp′ē-ənt)
n.
One who receives blood, tissue, or an organ from a donor.
adj.
Functioning as a receiver; receptive.
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recipient

Managed care A person eligible for Medicaid benefits. See Beneficiary Transfusion medicine A Pt who receives a blood product. See Universal recipient Transplantation A Pt who has received a donated tissue or organ.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

be·ne·fi·ci·ar·y

(ben'ĕ-fish'ē-ar-ē)
A person with health care insurance coverage, usually through the Medicare program.
Synonym(s): insured, recipient.
[Med.L. beneficiarius, fr. beneficium, benefit]
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Recipient

The person who receives the donated blood marrow.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

be·ne·fi·ci·ar·y

(ben'ĕ-fish'ē-ar-ē)
A person with health care insurance coverage, usually through the Medicare program.
Synonym(s): insured, recipient.
[Med.L. beneficiarius, fr. beneficium, benefit]
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