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/ˈôrgən/,
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organs, plural;
  1. A large musical instrument having rows of tuned pipes sounded by compressed air, and played using one or more keyboards to produce a wide range of musical effects. The pipes are generally arranged in ranks of a particular type, each controlled by a stop, and often into larger sets linked to separate keyboards

  2. A smaller instrument without pipes, producing similar sounds electronically

  3. A part of an organism that is typically self-contained and has a specific vital function, such as the heart or liver in humans

  4. A department or organization that performs a specified function
    • - the central organs of administration and business
  5. A medium of communication, esp. a newspaper or periodical that serves a particular organization, political party, etc
    • - an article in the official organ of the Salvation Army
  6. (used euphemistically) The penis

  7. A region of the brain formerly held to be the seat of a particular faculty


  1. a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function
  2. a government agency or instrument devoted to the performance of some specific function; "The Census Bureau is an organ of the Commerce Department"
  3. electric organ: (music) an electronic simulation of a pipe organ
  4. a periodical that is published by a special interest group; "the organ of the communist party"
  5. 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
  6. harmonium: a free-reed instrument in which air is forced through the reeds by bellows
  7. In biology and anatomy, an organ (organum, "instrument, tool", from Greek ὄργανον - organon, "organ, instrument, tool") is a collection of tissues joined in structural unit to serve a common function.
  8. Organ is a commune in the Hautes-Pyrénées department in south-western France.
  9. Organ is a 1996 Japanese horror film directed by Kei Fujiwara. The film is written, produced and stars Kei who plays a member of the two organ thieves who harvest organs from their captives while they are still alive.
  10. Organ is an independent music magazine based in London, covering a variety of rock, alternative, punk, progressive, metal and experimental music. The magazine was founded in 1986 as a handmade fanzine and has evolved many times over the last 20 years. ...
  11. A largest part of an organism, composed of tissues that perform similar functions; A musical instrument that has multiple pipes which play when a key is pressed, or an electronic instrument designed to replicate such; An official magazine, newsletter, or similar publication of an organization; ...
  12. (organs) specialized cells and tissues that form a specific function in the body
  13. (organs) Differentiated structures consisting of tissues and performing some specific function in an organism. Structures made of two or more tissues which function as an integrated unit. e.g. the heart, kidneys, liver, stomach.
  14. (Organs) every system categorises the human body differently; BodyTalk uses these categories, while recognising that they could be (and are) categorised differently in other systems: lungs, heart, liver, gall bladder, stomach, spleen, small intestine, large intestine, bladder, kidneys. ...
  15. (Organs) a major source of confusion in understanding the Traditional Chinese Medicine. Although the organ names in TCM are the same as in Western Medicine, they cover a wide range of systems and functions:
  16. (2. Organs) (cell-stocks or cell-fusions), simple or homoplastic organs (tissues), or heteroplastic organs. Organ-systems, organ-apparatuses.
  17. (Organs) Each organ has a complimentary organ. When one is trying to heal or be healed the complimentary organ must be taken into consideration. ...
  18. (Organs) Heart, liver and kidney.
  19. (Organs) In TCM there are five major organs that cover a wide range of systems and functions in the body: the heart, the liver, the spleen, the lung and the kidney. Each of these organs possesses their own qi or energy and an imbalance leads to chronic ailments.
  20. (The organs) Tissues come together to form organs, such as the stomach, brain, or heart. It’s similar to the walls that are created out of the building materials of the house.
  21. (organs) (157) Organ technology had just reached an interesting state by the time of the story. The great church organs – indeed, Chartres Cathedral's great organ – had not yet been built, but the organ described in this passage would have been typical for the era. ...
  22. Organs - In the study of biology, "organs" relate to a group of tissues that form the structure of an organ, such as a heart or kidney.
  23. Organs: 1. Liver, 2. Gas bladder, 3. Roe, 4. Duodenum, 5. Stomach, 6. IntestineFish reproductive organs include testes and ovaries. In most fish species, gonads are paired organs of similar size, which can be partially or totally fused.
  24. To hear the pealing forth of an organ in grand anthems, signifies lasting friendships and well-grounded fortune. To see an organ in a church, denotes despairing separation of families, and death, perhaps, for some of them. ...
  25. A part of the body that performs a specific function. For example, the heart is an organ.