One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A person who donates an organ or organs from their body for transplantation.‘there is a constant shortage of organ donors’
- ‘The focus of this annual life-saving campaign is to encourage more people to carry an organ donor card.’
- ‘The shortage of organs could be greatly alleviated if more people were to sign their organ donor cards.’
- ‘"I'm an organ donor so I can help people when I die but by joining the bone marrow register I can hopefully also help people while I'm alive," she said.’
- ‘I urge everyone to consider being an organ donor because life-threatening illnesses know no gender, age or race.’
- ‘The paramedics asked if she had a living will and if she was an organ donor.’
- ‘He was in the sixth grade when he received a life-saving liver from an organ donor.’
- ‘He carried a card identifying himself as an organ donor.’
- ‘People should also talk to their families about their wishes to be an organ donor so that there is no confusion or hesitation should a tragedy strike.’
- ‘She is becoming a living organ donor for her seriously ill father.’
- ‘Organ donor registration forms will be sent to every home in the district as part of the annual electoral return.’
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