recipient

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

re·cip·i·ent

noun \ri-ˈsi-pē-ənt\

: a person who receives something

Full Definition of RECIPIENT

:  one that receives :  receiver
recipient adjective

Origin of RECIPIENT

Latin recipient-, recipiens, present participle of recipere
First Known Use: 1558

re·cip·i·ent

noun \ri-ˈsip-ē-ənt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of RECIPIENT

: an individual who receives biological material (as blood or an organ) from a donor

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