Definition of Organs

1. Noun. Edible viscera of a butchered animal.

Definition of Organs

1. Noun. (plural of organ) ¹

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Definition of Organs

1. organ [n] - See also: organ

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Organs

organs (current term)
organs of Zuckerkandl
organs of state
organum auditus
organum gustus
organum olfactus
organum spirale
organum tactus
organum triplum
organum vestibulocochleare
organum visus

Literary usage of Organs

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1900)
"The diffuse sense organs are most numerous in those parts of the body most exposed to contact, and represent organs for mechanical and possibly chemical ..."

2. Psychology, General Introduction by Charles Hubbard Judd (1917)
"organs of touch at the periphery. The peripheral endings of tactual fibers are in some cases ... A number of typical end organs are shown in Pigs. 38-41. ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The young organism settles down on the crab, similar in form and development to a young barnacle, but develops organs of attachment which ramify through the ..."

4. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"Auditory organs are found in the shape of vesicles filled with fluid and containing circular lenticular or spindle-shaped otoliths formed of carbonate of ..."

5. On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection: Or, The Preservation by Charles Darwin (1864)
"Can we believe that natural selection could produce, on the one hand, organs of trifling importance, sucn as the tail of a giraffe, which serves as a ..."

6. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1889)
"On cross-examination this witness testified that he had never put them on pianos or organs; that there are different grades and two sizes of the articles in ..."

7. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"These organs of force are forms, so that incorporation implies organization, and organization implies incorporation. Here we have no organs of mind ; but we ..."

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