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accessory digestive o's (accessory o's of digestive system) organs and structures not part of the alimentary canal that aid in digestion; they include the teeth, salivary glands, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas.
organ of Corti the organ lying against the basilar membrane in the cochlear duct, containing special sensory receptors for hearing, and consisting of neuroepithelial hair cells and several types of supporting cells.
effector organ a muscle or gland that contracts or secretes, respectively, in direct response to nerve impulses.
enamel organ a process of epithelium forming a cap over a dental papilla and developing into the enamel.
end organ end-organ.
Golgi tendon organ any of the mechanoreceptors arranged in series with muscle in the tendons of mammalian muscles, being the receptor for stimuli responsible for the lengthening reaction.
sense o's (sensory o's) organs that receive stimuli that give rise to sensations, i.e., organs that translate certain forms of energy into nerve impulses that are perceived as special sensations.
spiral organ organ of Corti.
target organ the organ affected by a particular hormone.
vestigial organ an undeveloped organ that, in the embryo or in some remote ancestor, was well developed and functional.
o's of Zuckerkandl para-aortic bodies.
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(ōr'găn), [TA]
Any part of the body exercising a specific function (for example, respiration, secretion, or digestion).
Synonym(s): organum [TA], organon
[L. organum, fr. G. organon, a tool, instrument]
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Biology A differentiated part of an organism, such as an eye, wing, or leaf, that performs a specific function.
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trivial name

A popular, working, or common name for a thing or process that has a formal name. See CD, DSM-IV, EC, SI.
Trivial name
Disease–eg, Lou Gehrig's disease for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Molecule–eg, Teflon for polytetrafluoroethylene
Organ–eg, anterior pituitary for adenohypophysis
Structure–eg, vocal cord for vocal fold–plica vocalis, or fallopian tube for tuba uterina, which is not standard nomenclature or based on 'official' rules delineated by international agencies or organizations–eg, American Psychiatric Association, Enzyme Commission, the International System, Terminologia Anatomica, etc
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(ōr'găn) [TA]
A differentiated structure or part of a system of the body; composed of tissues and cells; exercises a specific function (e.g., respiration, secretion, digestion).
Synonym(s): organum [TA] , organon.
[L. organum, fr. G. organon, a tool, instrument]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012


Any part of the body consisting of more than one tissue and performing a particular function.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005


any multicellular structural or functional unit of an animal or plant, often composed of different tissues which perform a specific role. Examples are the liver, leaf, and eye.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005


(ōr'găn) [TA]
A differentiated structure or part of a system of the body; composed of tissues and cells.
Synonym(s): organum [TA] , organon.
[L. organum, fr. G. organon, a tool, instrument]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

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Galen's use of the mole as analogy for the female reproductive organs influenced a scientific way of thinking about the relationship between male and female bodies that had extraordinary subsequent currency and longevity, setting up as it did a value-laden distinction in a scopic economy.
In 1938, Kinsey was recruited to teach Indiana University's first "Marriage Course" Before a giddy, curious, and crowded lecture hall--no surprise that the course was hugely popular--Kinsey pointed to slides of male and female reproductive organs, detailed the six stages of sexual arousal, explained methods of contraception, and lectured on "individual variation," a biology-derived theme that Kinsey applied to the study of sex.
Within the reproductive health category, prostate diseases (noncancer including hyperplasia, inflammation) increased by 48% and disorders of female reproductive organs (e.g., ovarian cysts, disorders of the uterus and cervix) increased by 28.6%.
She has no male chromosomes and has hormone levels typical of a teenage girl as well as female reproductive organs.
Genuis advises: "Although the vast majority of women carrying this infection have no symptoms during the early stages of the infective process, this STD can silently damage the female reproductive organs and often results in internal scarring, pelvic pain, and infertility."
On his death in 1903, a collection of preserved female reproductive organs was found among his possessions.
The sizes of all female reproductive organs measured showed a definitive inflection at maturity in relation to body size and are good indicators of maturity.
The couplet to the right of the skeleton reads, "Death takes all beauty and honor / the infernal ocean courses through the body." On the right side of the illustration are the female reproductive organs. Their placement on the page is such that the skeleton appears to be contemplating nor only the skull under its hand, but the womb immediately to the right.
The dealer discouraged her from setting the hot tub water above 90 degrees for women or children, saying that those conditions lead to the shrinking of female reproductive organs.
The results can be downright embarrassing, as with Chinese gardeners' gradual development of peonies that look a bit too much like human female reproductive organs for comfort.
elegans because each worm has both male and female reproductive organs. But other nematodes have separate sexes, which means that sperm aren't always available.
Those organs, including the thyroid gland and the male and female reproductive organs, usually are shielded when they are in the path of the x-ray beam.