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1. external

adjective. ['ɪkˈstɝːnəl'] happening or arising or located outside or beyond some limits or especially surface.

Synonyms

  • outside
  • outer
  • position

Antonyms

  • internal
  • southernness
  • anterior
  • posterior

Etymology

  • externus (Latin)
  • exter (Latin)

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Rhymes with External Organ

  • kollmorgen
  • sorgen
  • morgun
  • morgen
  • morgan
  • horgan
  • gorgone
  • gorgon
  • goergen
  • dorgan
  • borgen

2. external

adjective. ['ɪkˈstɝːnəl'] from or between other countries.

Synonyms

  • outside
  • international

Antonyms

  • posteriority
  • outer
  • outwardness

Etymology

  • externus (Latin)
  • exter (Latin)

3. external

adjective. ['ɪkˈstɝːnəl'] coming from the outside.

Synonyms

  • outside
  • extrinsic

Antonyms

  • interior
  • inwardness
  • exterior

Etymology

  • externus (Latin)
  • exter (Latin)

4. external

noun. ['ɪkˈstɝːnəl'] outward features.

Synonyms

  • feature

Antonyms

  • centrality
  • anteriority

Etymology

  • externus (Latin)
  • exter (Latin)

5. external

adjective. ['ɪkˈstɝːnəl'] purely outward or superficial.

Antonyms

  • inner

Etymology

  • externus (Latin)
  • exter (Latin)

6. organ

noun. ['ˈɔrgən'] a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function.

Synonyms

  • sucker
  • primordium
  • lobe
  • sensory receptor
  • effector
  • body part
  • crystalline lens
  • secreter
  • sense organ
  • erectile organ
  • glossa
  • wing
  • speech organ
  • anlage
  • foot
  • vital organ
  • invertebrate foot
  • ctene
  • internal organ
  • receptor
  • gland
  • clapper
  • cell organ
  • vitals
  • taret organ
  • siphon
  • external organ
  • viscus
  • vocal organ
  • lens of the eye
  • tongue
  • lingua
  • reproductive organ
  • secretory organ
  • sex organ
  • secretor
  • target organ
  • syphon
  • organelle
  • contractile organ
  • lens
  • contractor
  • end organ
  • ovipositor
  • organ of speech
  • stinger
  • comb-plate

Antonyms

  • receptor
  • start
  • go on
  • activity

Etymology

  • organum (Latin)
  • ὄργανον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

7. organ

noun. ['ˈɔrgən'] (music) an electronic simulation of a pipe organ.

Synonyms

  • electric organ
  • electronic organ
  • Hammond organ
  • electronic musical instrument

Antonyms

  • ride
  • subtract
  • head
  • artificial language

Etymology

  • organum (Latin)
  • ὄργανον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

8. organ

noun. ['ˈɔrgən'] a government agency or instrument devoted to the performance of some specific function.

Synonyms

  • federal agency
  • bureau
  • authority
  • agency
  • office

Antonyms

  • certain
  • uncertain
  • sure
  • unsure

Etymology

  • organum (Latin)
  • ὄργανον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

9. organ

noun. ['ˈɔrgən'] a periodical that is published by a special interest group.

Synonyms

  • house organ

Antonyms

  • activeness
  • beginning

Etymology

  • organum (Latin)
  • ὄργανον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

10. organ

noun. ['ˈɔrgən'] a free-reed instrument in which air is forced through the reeds by bellows.

Synonyms

  • reed organ
  • harmonium

Antonyms

  • unwind
  • uncoil
  • lower

Etymology

  • organum (Latin)
  • ὄργανον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

Sentences with external-organ


1. Noun Phrase
Instead of an external organ resembling a penis, the rooster has a small bump, or papilla, located on the back wall of the cloaca under the tail feathers.

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