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organ meaning

EN[ˈɔɹ.ɡən] [ˈɔː.ɡən] [-ɔː(ɹ)ɡən]
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WOrgan
  • Organ may refer to the following:
The console of a pipe organ (musical instrument).
The console of a pipe organ (musical instrument).

    Definition of organ in English Dictionary

  • NounPLorgans
    1. A largest part of an organism, composed of tissues that perform similar functions.
      1. (by extension) A body of an organization dedicated to the performing of certain functions.
        1. (music) A musical instrument that has multiple pipes which play when a key is pressed (the pipe organ), or an electronic instrument designed to replicate such.
          1. He was thinking; but the glory of the song, the swell from the great organ, the clustered lights, […], the height and vastness of this noble fane, its antiquity and its strength—all these things seemed to have their part as causes of the thrilling emotion that accompanied his thoughts.
        2. An official magazine, newsletter, or similar publication of an organization.
          1. A species of cactus (Stenocereus thurberi).
            1. SLA The penis.
            2. VerbSGorgansPRorganingPT, PPorganed
              1. OBS VT To supply with an organ or organs; to fit with organs.
              2. More Examples
                1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                  • These organs were co-patterned from common epithelium.
                  • By in situ hybridization, expression of all 3 microRNAs is robust in immature hair cells of both auditory and vestibular organs and is present in the statoacoustic ganglion.
                  • This compartment is the main place for cellulose hydrolysis and many different hemicellulolytic enzymes within this organ are also produced by the bacterial symbionts.
                2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                  • The problem of renal excretion, and so, inadvisability in the face of low creatinine clearance, may be addressed by betrixaban, little of which is excreted via this organ.
                  • ICCs can form gap junctions with smooth muscle, and juxtracrine chemical synapses have been shown to form between ICCs and immune cells in rat bladder and other organs.
                  • What is the carrier of NO activity to the peripheral organs, S-nitrosothiol, NO itself, or nitrite, and also, how does this carrier transnitrosylate in the peripheral organs?
              • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                1. Nouns
                  • Countable nouns
                  • Verbs
                    • Transitive verbs
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                  Grammatically, this word "organ" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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