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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).

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]

recipient

/re·cip·i·ent/ (re-sip´e-ent) one who receives, as a blood transfusion, or a tissue or organ graft.
universal recipient  a person thought to be able to receive blood of any “type” without agglutination of the donor cells.

recipient

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

recipient

[risip′ē·ənt]
Etymology: L, recipere, to receive
a person who receives a blood transfusion, tissue graft, or organ.

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.

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]

Recipient

The person who receives the donated blood marrow.

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]

recipient (rēsip´ēənt),

n the person who receives a blood transfusion, tissue graft, or organ; also, a person who has received an honor, award, or grant.

recipient

an animal which receives a blood transfusion, or a tissue or organ graft.
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