Definition of Target organ

1. Noun. (radiology) organ intended to receive the therapeutic dose of a radioactive substance.

Generic synonyms: Organ
Category relationships: Radiology

Medical Definition of Target organ

1. A tissue or organ upon which a hormone exerts its action; generally, a tissue or organ with appropriate receptors for a hormone. Synonym: target. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Target Organ

target acquisition system
target area
target audience
target behaviour
target cell
target cell anaemia
target company
target domain
target gland
target group
target language
target languages
target lesions of liver/spleen
target market
target organ (current term)
target patient
target plasma
target practice
target program
target range
target regulation
target response
target text
target texts

Literary usage of Target organ

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1. Risk Assessment for Neurobehavioral Toxicity edited by Bernard Weiss, Jurg Elsner (1997)
"Published Volumes of EHP Supplements Year 1982 Vol/No Subject 43 target organ Toxicity: Immune System1 89 1972 1 2 1973 3 4 5 6 1974 7 1975 10 11 12 1976 13 ..."

2. Assessing the Human Health Risks of Trichloroethylene: Key Scientific Issues by National Research Council (U.S.) (2006)
"For example, AUC for the target organ concentration as a function of time is a reasonable metric in theory, assuming that the effective damage to the target ..."

3. Reviews in Environmental Health (1998): Toxicological Defense Mechanics edited by Gary E. R. Hook, George W. Lucier (2000)
"It will also give information on comparative target organ specificity. (Target organ: preputial gland.) SA + To obtain complementary information on a ..."

4. Controlling Metallic Mercury Exposure in the Workplace: A Guide for Employersby Eileen P. Senn by Eileen P. Senn (1997)
"The examination should include the following: * A complete medical history and symptom questionnaire, with emphasis on: - the nervous system (target organ ..."

5. 5th Report Of The Joint National Committee On Detection, Evaluation, And by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"Hypertensive urgencies include accelerated or malignant hypertension without severe . symptoms or progressive target-organ complications and severe ..."

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