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  1. organ - Wiktionary

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    Etymology

    From Middle English organe, from Old French organe, from Latin organum, from Ancient Greek ὄργανον (órganon, “an instrument, implement, tool, also an organ of sense or apprehension, an organ of the body, also a musical instrument, an organ”), from Proto-Indo-European *werǵ-. Doublet of orgue.

    Pronunciation

    1. (General American) IPA(key): /ˈɔɹ.ɡən/ 2. (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈɔː.ɡən/ 3. Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)ɡən 4. Hyphenation: or‧gan

    Noun

    organ (plural organs) 1. A larger part of an organism, composed of tissues that perform similar functions.quotations ▼ 1.1. 2018, Sandeep Jauhar, Heart: a History, →ISBN, page 98: 1.1.1. No matter the extraordinary progress that has been made in heart surgery over the past century, the heart remains a vulnerable organ. 2. (by extension) A body of an organizationdedicated to the performing of certain functions. 3. (music) A musical instrument that has multiple pipes which play when a key is pr...

    Noun

    organ (plural organs) 1. Alternative form of organe

    References

    1. “organ(e (n.)” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-04-02.

    Etymology

    From Latin organum, a borrowing from Ancient Greek ὄργανον (órganon),

    Noun

    organ n (definite singular organet, indefinite plural organ or organer, definite plural organa or organene) 1. (anatomy, biology) an organ 2. an organ (publication which represents an organisation) 3. a body (e.g. an advisory body)

    See also

    1. orgel (musical instrument)

    Etymology

    From Ancient Greek ὄργανον (órganon), via Latin organum

    Noun

    organ n (definite singular organet, indefinite plural organ, definite plural organa) 1. (anatomy, biology) an organ 2. an organ (publication which represents an organisation) 3. a body (e.g. an advisory body)

    See also

    1. orgel (musical instrument)

    Pronunciation

    1. IPA(key): /ˈɔr.ɡan/

    Noun

    organ m inan 1. organ, part of an organism 2. (by extension)unit of government dedicated to a specific function 3. (politics) organ, official publication of a politicalorganization

    Etymology

    From Byzantine Greek ὄργανος (órganos), from Ancient Greek ὄργανον (órganon), partly through the intermediate of Slavic *orъganъ. Some senses also based on French orgue (cf. orgă), Italian organum, Italian organo.

    Noun

    organ n (plural organe) 1. organ (part of organism) 2. (archaic) organ (musical instrument)

    Pronunciation

    1. IPA(key): /ǒrɡaːn/ 2. Hyphenation: or‧gan

    Noun

    òrgān m (Cyrillic spelling о̀рга̄н) 1. organ(part of an organism)

    Noun

    organ n 1. (anatomy) an organ(a part of the body) 2. (dated) a voice (of a singer or actor) 2.1. Hon förenade med ett utmärkt teateryttre en hög grad af intelligens, en ypperlig organ och en förträfflig deklamationskonst 2.1.1. She combined with excellent theatrical looks a high degree of intelligence, an extraordinary voice and a splendid mastery of declamation 3. an organ; a newspaper(of an organization, i.e. its voice)

    Anagrams

    1. argon

  2. effector - Wiktionary

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    Feb 01, 2019 · Any muscle, organ etc. that can respond to a stimulus from a nerve. ( biology ) The part of a nerve that carries a stimulus to a muscle etc. ( biology ) Any small molecule that effects the function of an enzyme by binding to an allosteric site.

  3. 3 days ago · Male orgasm. The penis usually becomes erect (hard) before an orgasm, and flaccid (soft) again after. When a man has an orgasm, his penis spasms and undergoes a series of rhythmic contractions, during which he feels a very strong and enjoyable feeling in his penis and groin, and sometimes in all of his body.

  4. Ear Anatomy - ThoughtCo

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    Jan 13, 2020 · Ear Diagram. National Institutes of Health Ear Anatomy And Hearing . The ear is a unique organ that is not only necessary for hearing, but also for maintaining balance. . Concerning ear anatomy, the ear can be divided into three

  5. Nutrition - Wikipedia

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    6 days ago · Nutrition is the science that interprets the nutrients and other substances in food in relation to maintenance, growth, reproduction, health and disease of an organism. It includes ingestion, absorption, assimilation, biosynthesis, catabolism and excretion.

  6. vestige - Wiktionary

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    Etymology

    From French vestige, from Latin vestīgium (“footstep, footprint, track, the sole of the foot, a trace, mark”).

    Pronunciation

    1. IPA(key): /ˈvɛ.stɪd͡ʒ/

    Noun

    vestige (plural vestiges) 1. The mark of the foot left on the earth. 1.1. Synonyms: trace, sign, track, footstep 2. (by extension) A faint mark or visible sign left by something which is lost, or has perished, or is no longer present.quotations ▼ 2.1. Synonym: remains 2.2. the vestigesof ancient magnificence in Palmyra 2.3. vestigesof former population 2.1. 1788, James Hutton, Theory of the earth, page 166: 2.1.1. The result, therefore, of this physical inquiry is, that we find no vestigeof a...

    Verb

    vestige 1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of vestigen

    Anagrams

    1. stevige

    Etymology

    Borrowed from Latin vestīgium.

    Pronunciation

    1. IPA(key): /vɛs.tiʒ/

    Noun

    vestige m (plural vestiges) 1. vestige, relic

  7. Genetically Modified Organisms | National Geographic Society

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    Jul 22, 2019 · On the simpler end of the spectrum, baking bread with yeast is an example of this interdisciplinary science. On the more complex side, genetic engineering, biochemistry, and molecular biology are pushing boundaries in an effort to treat illnesses, develop new biofuels, and grow plants more efficiently to feed more people.

  8. The Anatomy Of Corn - ThoughtCo

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    Aug 13, 2018 · The vegetative growth stages are VE (emergence of the plant), V1 (first fully expanded leaf), V2 (second fully expanded leaf), etc. up to however many leaves appear. The last stage is called VT, referring to when the tassel fully emerges.

  9. 1 day ago · January 15, 2021 January Friday Jazz . On the third Friday of every month, you’ll enjoy music, drinks, and art. Each month will feature a different style of jazz, from straight ahead to free jazz, bebop to swing, and more.

  10. Albert Schweitzer - Wikipedia

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    1 day ago · In 1909, he addressed the Third Congress of the International Society of Music at Vienna on the subject. Having circulated a questionnaire among players and organ-builders in several European countries, he produced a very considered report. This provided the basis for the International Regulations for Organ Building.