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recipient

(communications)
One who receives; receiver. E.g. "No recipient of the e-mail message will know about the other addressees who were listed in the BCC header."

Recipient

 

a human being or animal in which an organ, tissue, or cells from another organism have been transplanted. Transplantation is performed for therapeutic purposes, as in the case of blood transfusions and heart and kidney transplants. It is also carried out in order to study organ and cell functions; an example is the transplantation of bone marrow to animals that have been subjected to ionizing radiation. In addition, transplantation is sometimes performed for cosmetic purposes. The main conditions for the survival of foreign organs, tissues, or cells are the choice of a suitable donor and suppression of immunity in the recipient before the transplantation takes place. An organism with a surviving transplant is termed a chimera.

REFERENCE

Moore, F. Istoriia peresadok organov. Moscow, 1973. (Translated from English.)

recipient

One who receives. The person to whom an e-mail message is sent is the recipient.
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In Louisiana, the average recipiency rates during 1979-86 and 1988-95 were 0.
Most of these studies found that tight labor markets reduced recipiency.
Furthermore, it may be the case that both the payment rate and the payment system are determined endogenously, along with recipiency and utilization rates.
The degree of underreporting varies both over time and across types of income as well as by recipiency and total dollar amounts.
This study examined how welfare recipiency is associated with savings outcomes among those participating in Individual Development Accounts (IDAs), a structured savings program for poor people.
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The number of months of past recipiency of welfare is allowed to influence the prospect of ending both on-welfare and off-welfare spells.
195-211; and "National Origin and Immigrant Welfare Recipiency," Journal of Public Economics 50 (March 1993), pp.
Duggan, "The rise in disability recipiency and the decline in unemployment," nber working paper 8336 (Cambridge, ma, National Bureau of Economic Research, 2001).
Although this variable is not completely independent of other factors that influence participation--the composition of the applicant pool surely varies with the state of the labor market, for example--it is an improvement in this regard over using a measure of disability benefits recipiency.
The authors examined how welfare recipiency is associated with savings outcomes in individual development accounts (IDAs), a structured savings program for low-income people.