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  Organ



Organ

   A structural unit of an animal or plant that serves a specific function.



SIMILAR TERMS
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Organ Preservation
Between procurement from a donor and transplant, organs require special methods of preservation. The length of time that organs and tissues can be kept outside the body vary, depending on the organ, the preservation fluid and the temperature.

Organic
Of or related to a substance that contains carbon atoms linked together by carbon-carbon bonds. All living matter is organic. The original definition of the term organic related to the source of chemical compounds, with organic compounds being those carbon-containing compounds obtained from plant or animal sources, whereas inorganic compounds were obtained from mineral sources. Compounds containing bonds between carbon atoms can now be made in the laboratory and industrially by man.

Organism
A living thing, such as an animal, a plant, a bacterium, or a fungus.

Orgaran
Orgaran is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): danaparoid sodium.

Orgasm
An intense sensation that occurs at the climax of sexual excitement that is accompanied by rhythmic muscle contractions and intense pleasure, followed by release of sexual tensions. In men, orgasm is usually accompanied by ejaculation.

Orgasmic phase
The third of four sexual phases delineated by Masters and Johnson.

Orgatrax
Orgatrax is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): hydroxyzine hydrochloride.



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Oliguria
A condition characterized by an abnormally small output of urine.

Ophthalmology
The branch of medicine that pertains to the eye and its diseases.

Optical
Having to do with vision.

Optometry
The practice of eye and vision care.

Orbit
The bony cavity containing the eyeball. Eye socket.

Organ

Orifice
The entrance or outlet of a body cavity.

Oropharynx
The part of the pharynx behind the mouth and tongue.

Orthopnea
Difficulty breathing when lying flat.

Oscillation
"A back-and-forth motion; vibration."

Ossicle
A small bone.

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