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1. 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))

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Rhymes with Organ

  • kollmorgen
  • sorgen
  • morgun
  • morgen
  • gorgone
  • gorgon
  • goergen
  • borgen

Sentences with organ


1. Verb, base form
In severe cases, iron toxicity leads to organ damage, fainting, coma or even death.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The painful condition can affect any organ in the body.

3. Adjective
MSCs cells in stem cell therapies help to support organ homeostasis and cardiac functioning.

Quotes about organ


1. I am only responsible for my own heart, you offered yours up for the smashing my darling. Only a fool would give out such a vital organ
- Anaïs Nin

2. Post-operatively the transplanted kidney functioned immediately with a dramatic improvement in the patient's renal and cardiopulmonary status. This spectacular success was a clear demonstration that organ transplantation could be life-saving.
- Joseph Murray

3. My brain? That's my second favorite organ.
- Woody Allen

2. organ-grinder

noun. a street musician who plays a hand organ or hurdy-gurdy.

Synonyms

  • promoter
  • impresario

3. 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))

4. 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))

5. 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))

6. 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))

7. organ

noun. ['ˈɔrgən'] 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.

Synonyms

  • pipe
  • foot lever
  • pipework
  • keyboard
  • piano keyboard
  • organ pipe
  • treadle
  • pipe organ
  • foot pedal
  • pedal
  • keyboard instrument
  • wind instrument
  • wind
  • clavier
  • stop

Antonyms

  • begin
  • continue
  • continuant consonant
  • free

Etymology

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