organ donor


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.

organ donor

An obsolete piece of hardware used as a source of spare parts.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.organ donor - someone from whom an organ is taken for transplantationorgan donor - someone from whom an organ is taken for transplantation
donor - (medicine) someone who gives blood or tissue or an organ to be used in another person (the host)
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
This can be achieved by increasing the number of people on the Australian Organ Donor Register, and by ensuring the issue of donation is always discussed with families by trained donation specialists in our hospitals.
Ian Bunting Monklands residents are being urged to give the gift of life this festive season by joining the Organ Donor Register.
And they urged people in the West Midlands to help even more people to survive by joining the NHS Organ Donor Register.
BOND New York has partnered with ad agency Y&R New York to launch Lease on Life, an organ donor registration program that rolls out this month to coincide with National Donate Life Month.
amp;nbsp;If the bill becomes a law, everyone in the Netherlands would become an automatic organ donor unless they tell government officials otherwise.
But one in 10 people on the NHS Organ Donor Register do not want to donate their eyes.
But one in 10 people on the organ donor register do not want to donate their eyes.
Town is one of over 30 organisations supporting the campaign and helping raise awareness of the NHS Organ Donor Register.
Here Health tells us it so There have been some notable successes in Wales in recent years - people are spending less time on the organ donation list; fewer people are dying while waiting for an organ donation and there are now more than a million people on the organ donor register in Wales alone.
BECOME A Donor is a Chronicle campaign urging readers to sign up to the NHS Organ Donor Register.
Should people have to opt out of the organ donor register?
Laura Ellis-Morgan, an NHS Blood and Transplant specialist nurse based at The Walton Centre, said: "I urge people in Merseyside to join the NHS Organ Donor Register and to tell those closest to them their decision.