organ

(Life processes and cells) Group of tissues doing a particular job between them, eg the heart.

Organ

• (n.) An instrument or medium by which some important action is performed, or an important end accomplished; as, legislatures, courts, armies, taxgatherers, etc., are organs of government. • (n.) A wind instrument containing numerous pipes of various dimensions and kinds, which are filled with wind from a bellows, and played upon by mean...
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organ

(or´gәn) a somewhat independent part of the body that is arranged according to a characteristic structural plan, and performs a special function or functions; it is composed of various tissues, one of which is primary in function.
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organ

1. An instrument or medium by which some important action is performed, or an important end accomplished; as, legislatures, courts, armies, taxgatherers, etc, are organs of government. ... 2. <biology> A natural part or structure in an animal or a plant, capable of performing some special action (termed its function), which is essential to th...
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organ

pipe organ noun wind instrument whose sound is produced by means of pipes arranged in sets supplied with air from a bellows and controlled from a large complex musical keyboard
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organ

(anatomy) In biology, a part of a living body that has a distinctive function or set of functions. Examples include the oesophagus, liver, or brain in animals, or a leaf in plants. An organ is composed of a group of coordinated tissue...
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organ

(music) Oldest of the keyboard instruments, in which sound is produced when a depressed key opens a valve, allowing compressed air to pass through a single pipe or a series of pipes. The number of pipes may vary according to the size of the instrument. Apart from its continued use in serious c...
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Organ

[anatomy] In biology, an organ (or viscus) is a collection of tissues joined in a structural unit to serve a common function. In anatomy, a viscus s is an internal organ, and viscera is the plural form. Organs are composed of main tissue, parenchyma, and `sporadic` tissues, stroma. The main tissue is that which is unique for the specific or...
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Organ

[music] In music, the organ (from Greek ὄργανον organon, `organ, instrument, tool`) is a keyboard instrument of one or more divisions, each played with its own keyboard, played either with the hands or with the feet. The organ is a relatively old musical instrument in the Western musical tradition, dating from the time of Ctesibius ...
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Organ

Or'gan noun [ Latin organum , Greek ...; akin to ... work, and English work : confer French organe . See Work , and confer Orgue , Orgy .] 1. An instrument or medium by which some important action is performed, or an important end accomplished; as, le...
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Organ

Or'gan transitive verb To supply with an organ or organs; to fit with organs; to organize. [ Obsolete] « Thou art elemented and organed for other apprehensions.» Bp. Mannyngham.
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organ

A collection of tissues that performs a particular function or set of functions in an animal or plant's body. The heart, brain, and skin are three organs found in most animals. The leaf, stem, and root are three organs found in most plants. Organs are composed of tissues, and may be organized into l...
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organ

A collection of tissues that structurally form a functional unit specialized to perform a particular function. Your heart, kidneys, and lungs are examples of organs.
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organ

A part of the body that performs a specific function. For example, the heart is an organ.
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Organ

A relatively independent part of the body that carries out one or more special functions. The organs of the human body include the eye , ear , heart , lungs , and liver .
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Organ

A relatively independent part of the body that carries out one or more special functions. The organs of the human body include the eye, ear, heart, lungs, and liver.
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Organ

A separate and distinct functional unit of the body.
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organ

A structure consisting of two or more tissues that performs a specific function.
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Organ

A structure in the body that is responsible for carrying out a particular job. For example, the heart (pumps blood around the body), the kidneys (filter the blood), the lungs (provides the body with oxygen).
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organ

Collection of tissues which performs a particular function or set of functions in an animal or plant's body. The heart, brain, and skin are three organs found in most animals. The leaf, stem, and root are three organs found in most plants. Organs are composed of tissues, and may be organized into larger organ systems.
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organ

Collection of tissues which performs a particular function or set of functions in an animal or plant's body. The heart, brain, and skin are three organs found in most animals. The leaf, stem, and root are three organs found in most plants. Organs are composed of tissues, and may be organized into larger organ systems.
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organ

General name for any part of the body that has a specific purpose.
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Organ

Group of cells and tissues that have a particular function for an organism.
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organ

in biology, a group of tissues in a living organism that have been adapted to perform a specific function. In higher animals, organs are grouped ... [12 related articles]
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organ

in music, a keyboard instrument, operated by the player`s hands and feet, in which pressurized air produces notes through a series of pipes organized ... [8 related articles]
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