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Introduction: Organ

Description of Organ

Organ: A part of the body that performs a specific function. For example, the heart is an organ.
Source: National Institute of Health

Organ: a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Organ: structure containing more than one cell type, organized to carry out a particular function of the body.
Source: CRISP

Organ: Related Topics

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Organ as an Organ

Organ (organ): Another name for Organs.

Organ (organ): Organs are structures in the body that are made up...more »

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Source - WordNet 2.1

Broader terms for Organ

Source - CRISP

  • body part

Source - WordNet 2.1

The term Organ can be used for:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Organ

The following list attempts to classify Organ into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

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