lung

[n] - either of two saclike respiratory organs in the chest of vertebrates
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Lung

Lungs are a pair of organs in the chest that control breathing. They remove carbon dioxide from the blood and replace it with oxygen.
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Lung

Lung (lŭng) noun [ Middle English lunge , Anglo-Saxon lunge , plural lungen ; akin to Dutch long , German lunge , Icelandic & Swedish lunga , Danish lunge , all probably from the root of English light . √125. See Light not ...
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lung

<anatomy> An organ for aerial respiration; commonly in the plural. 'My lungs began to crow like chanticleer.' (Shak) ... In all air-breathing vertebrates the lungs are developed from the ventral wall of the oesophagus as a pouch which divides into two sacs. In amphibians and many reptiles the lungs retain very nearly this primitive saclike ch...
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lung

noun either of two saclike respiratory organs in the chest of vertebrates; serves to remove carbon dioxide and provide oxygen to the blood
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lung

(lung) either of two large organs lying within the chest cavity, one on either side of the heart; they supply the blood with oxygen inhaled from the outside air and dispose of waste carbon dioxide in the exhaled air, as a part of the process known as respiration. Other functions include filtration of blood, serving as reservo...
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Lung

• (n.) An organ for aerial respiration; -- commonly in the plural.
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lung

(Chinese: `dragon`), in Chinese mythology, a type of majestic beast that dwells in rivers, lakes, and oceans and roams the skies. Originally a rain ... [1 related articles]
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lung

in air-breathing vertebrates, either of the two large organs of respiration located in the chest cavity and responsible for adding oxygen to and ... [34 related articles]
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Lung

[disambiguation] Lung is an organ for breathing. Lung(s) may also refer to: == See also == ...
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lung

Type: Term Pronunciation: lŭng Definitions: 1. One of a pair of viscera occupying the pulmonary cavities of the thorax, the organs of respiration in which blood is aerated. In humans, the right lung is slightly larger than the left and is divided into three lobes (an upper, a middle, and a lower or basal), whereas the left has but two lobes (a...
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lung

Click images to enlargeIn mammals, large cavity of the body, used for gas exchange. Most tetrapod (four-limbed) vertebrates have a pair of lungs occupying the thorax. The lungs are essentially an infolding of the body surface – a sheet of thin, moist membrane made of a single layer of cells, which is folded so as...
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lung

One of the two major organs of respiration positioned within the thoracic cavity on either side of the mediastinum.
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lung

One of the two major organs of respiration positioned within the thoracic cavity on either side of the mediastinum.
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lung

One of a pair of organs in the chest that supplies the body with oxygen, and removes carbon dioxide from the body.
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Lung

[Tibetan Buddhism] Lung (རླུང rlung) means wind or breath. It is a key concept in the Vajrayana traditions of Tibetan Buddhism and has a variety of meanings. Lung is a concept that`s particularly important to understandings of the subtle body and the Three Vajras (body, speech and mind). Tibetan medicine practitioner Dr Tamdin Sithe...
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Lung

[Chinese medicine] The Lung (肺,Fei) is one of the zang organs stipulated by Traditional Chinese Medicine. It is a functionally defined entity and not equivalent to the anatomical organ of the same name. ==In the context of the zang-fu organs== The Lung is a zang organ meaning it is a yin organ. Situated in the thorax, it communicates wi...
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Lung

The lung is the essential respiration organ in many air-breathing animals, including most tetrapods, a few fish and a few snails. In mammals and the more complex life forms, the two lungs are located near the backbone on either side of the heart. Their principal function is to transport oxygen from the atmosphere into the bloodstream, and to relea...
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Lung

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LUNG

Wind, energy, prana . 1. Subtle (life-) wind/energy. In TANTRA these winds are the vehicle of consciousness. 2. Disease, energy disturbance/imbalance in the body. 3. Oral transmission of a DHARMA text.
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