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Match—The degree of compatibility or likeness between a donor and a recipient.

Match Run—The list that is generated when an organ donor's information is entered into the national waiting list computer system to identify potential recipients. See Waiting List.

Metabolic Disorder—A condition or disease related to dysfunction in the chemical processes and activities of the body (i.e., metabolism).

 


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