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Title: Section 52-11.1 - Definitions

Effective Date


Section 52-11.1 Definitions.

For the purposes of this Subpart, unless the context indicates otherwise, the following terms shall have the following meanings:

(a) Whole body

means the intact corporeal remains of an individual after the time of death.

(b) Whole body acquisition service

means a nontransplant anatomic bank that solicits, retrieves, performs donor selection, preserves, transports, allocates, distributes, acquires, processes, stores, or arranges for the storage of whole bodies or body segments, solely for education and/or research purposes.

(c) Whole body user

means a nontransplant anatomic bank located in New York State that obtains whole bodies and/or body segments from a whole body acquisition service. A whole body user shall store and/or use whole bodies or body segments solely for education and/or research purposes, under the direct oversight of the legally authorized donee. A whole body user may not transfer whole bodies or body segments to any other entity, except as authorized in writing by the whole body acquisition service.

(d) Body segment

means a portion of a whole body detached for purposes of study, evaluation, education and/or research. Body segments consist of contiguous mixed tissues whose relationships have been altered only at the segment boundaries.


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