HyperDic: organ

English > 6 senses of the word organ:
NOUNbodyorgana fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function
grouporgana government agency or instrument devoted to the performance of some specific function
artifactorgan, electric organ, electronic organ, Hammond organ(music) an electronic simulation of a pipe organ
communicationorgana periodical that is published by a special interest group
artifactorgan, pipe organwind 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
artifactorgan, harmonium, reed organa free-reed instrument in which air is forced through the reeds by bellows
organ > pronunciation
Soundsao'rgahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > organ: 6 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningA fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function.
Partslobe(anatomy) a somewhat rounded subdivision of a bodily organ or part
Narrowercontractile organ, contractorA bodily organ that contracts
ctene, comb-plateA locomotor organ consisting of a row of strong cilia whose bases are fused
effectorAn organ (a gland or muscle) that becomes active in response to nerve impulses
end organA specialized structure at the peripheral end of some motor or sensory nerve fibers
erectile organAn organ containing erectile tissue
external organAn organ that is situated on or near the surface of the body
foot, invertebrate footAny of various organs of locomotion or attachment in invertebrates
gland, secretory organ, secretor, secreterAny of various organs that synthesize substances needed by the body and release it through ducts or directly into the bloodstream
internal organ, viscusA main organ that is situated inside the body
lens, crystalline lens, lens of the eyebiconvex transparent body situated behind the iris in the eye
organelle, cell organelle, cell organA specialized part of a cell
ovipositorEgg-laying tubular structure at the end of the abdomen in many female insects and some fishes
primordium, anlageAn organ in its earliest stage / stage of development
reproductive organ, sex organAny organ involved in sexual reproduction
sense organ, sensory receptor, receptorAn organ having nerve endings (in the skin or viscera or eye or ear or nose or mouth) that respond to stimulation
siphon, syphonA tubular organ in an aquatic animal (especially in mollusks) through which water can be taken in or expelled
speech organ, vocal organ, organ of speechAny of the organs involved in speech production
stingerA sharp organ of offense or defense (as of a wasp or stingray or scorpion) often connected with a poison gland
suckerAn organ specialized for sucking nourishment or for adhering to objects by suction
taret organ(endocrinology) organ most affected by a particular hormone
target organ(radiology) organ intended to receive the therapeutic dose of a radioactive substance
tongue, lingua, glossa, clapperA mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity
vital organ, vitalsA bodily organ that is essential for life
wingA movable organ for flying (one of a pair)
Broaderbody partAny part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
Spanishórgano
Catalanòrgan
Adjectivesorganicinvolving or affecting physiology or bodily organs
English > organ: 6 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA government agency or instrument devoted to the performance of some specific function.
Example"The Census Bureau is an organ of the Commerce Department"
Broaderagency, federal agency, government agency, bureau, office, authorityAn administrative unit of government
Spanishórgano
Catalanòrgan
English > organ: 6 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaning(music) an electronic simulation of a pipe organ.
Synonymselectric organ, electronic organ, Hammond organ
CategorymusicAn artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
Broaderelectronic instrument, electronic musical instrumentA musical instrument that generates sounds electronically
Catalanorgue electrònic, orgue hammond
Nounsorganista person who plays an organ
English > organ: 6 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningA periodical that is published by a special interest group.
Example"the organ of the communist party"
Narrowerhouse organA periodical published by a business firm for its employees and customers
BroaderperiodicalA publication that appears at fixed intervals
Spanishboletín
English > organ: 6 senses > noun 5, artifact
Meaningwind 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.
Synonympipe organ
Partskeyboarddevice consisting of a set of keys on a piano or organ or typewriter or typesetting machine or computer or the like
organ pipe, pipe, pipeworkThe flues and stops on a pipe organ
pedal, treadle, foot pedal, foot leverA lever that is operated with the foot
piano keyboard, fingerboard, clavierA bank of keys on a musical instrument
stop(music) a knob on an organ that is pulled to change the sound quality from the organ pipes
Broaderkeyboard instrumentA musical instrument that is played by means of a keyboard
wind instrument, windA musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by the breath
Spanishórgano
Catalanòrgan, orgue
Nounsorganista person who plays an organ
English > organ: 6 senses > noun 6, artifact
MeaningA free-reed instrument in which air is forced through the reeds by bellows.
Synonymsharmonium, reed organ
BroaderinstrumentA device that requires skill for proper use
Spanisharmonio, armónium, harmonio, harmonium, órgano
Catalanharmònium, orgue
Nounsorganista person who plays an organ

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