What is a cadaveric donor?

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Katrina Bramstedt, PhD
Health Education
This term has been replaced by the term "deceased donor".  It means a donor who provides organs or tissues after death (procurred from a dead body).  People who register to be organ or tissue donors after they die are registering to be "deceased donors".

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