donor

The Correct spelling is: donor

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  • n.
    1. One that contributes something, such as money, to a cause or fund.
    2. Medicine. An individual from whom blood, tissue, or an organ is taken for transfusion, implantation, or transplant.
    3. Chemistry. An atom, molecule, or ion that provides a part to combine with an acceptor, especially an atom that provides two electrons to form a bond with another atom.
    4. Electronics. An element introduced into a semiconductor with a negative valence greater than that of the pure semiconductor.
    adj. Medicine.

    Used for transfusion, implantation, or transplant: a donor organ.

    [Middle English, from Anglo-Norman donour, from Latin dōnātor, from dōnāre, to give. See donation.]


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