Definition of organ donor in US English:

organ donor

noun

  • 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.’