Glossary Term

Recipient

In the context of organ and tissue transplantation, this is the patient receiving the donated organ or tissue. (Organdonor.gov April 2020)

A person who receives a transplant. (OPTN Glossary May 2021, OPTN Bylaws Definitions, December 2020)

A candidate that has received an organ transplant. (OPTN Policy Definitions May 2021)

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