2005 Arizona Revised Statutes - Revised Statutes §36-841 Definitions
In this article, unless the context otherwise requires:
1. "Anatomical gift" means a donation of all or part of a human body to take effect on or after death.
2. "Decedent" means a deceased person and includes a stillborn infant.
3. "Document of gift" means a card, a will or any other writing used to make an anatomical gift.
4. "Donor" means a person who makes an anatomical gift of all or part of the person's body.
5. "Hospital" means a facility licensed, accredited or approved as a hospital under the laws of any state or a facility operated as a hospital by the united states government, a state or a political subdivision of a state.
6. "Organ procurement agency" means any organ, tissue or eye bank or storage facility that is licensed, accredited or approved under the laws of any state for the storage of human bodies or parts.
7. "Organ procurement organization" means an organization located within this state that meets the requirements of section 371 of the public health service act (42 United States Code section 273).
8. "Part" means any organ, tissue, eye, bone, artery, blood, fluid or other portion of a human body.
9. "Person" means an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, joint venture, association, government, governmental subdivision or agency, or any other legal or commercial entity.
10. "Physician" or "surgeon" means a person who is licensed or authorized to practice allopathic or osteopathic medicine or surgery under the laws of any state.
11. "State" means a state, territory or possession of the United States and includes the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
12. "Trained technician" means a person certified by an organ procurement agency to remove parts.
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