What is another word for organs?

Pronunciation: [ˈɔːɡənz] (IPA)

The human body is composed of numerous organs, each performing a unique function to maintain bodily homeostasis. Synonyms for the word organs include bodily structures, body parts, tissues, systems, apparatus, and anatomical units. The term body structure refers to the physical framework of the human body, including organs. Body parts specifically refer to individual components of the body with unique functions. Tissues are a group of cells that work together to perform a specialized task, while systems refer to groups of organs working together to facilitate a specific bodily function. Apparatus, on the other hand, refers to a complex structure of organs, tissues, cells and fluids, performing a specific task for the body. Lastly, anatomical units refer to specific organs or structures in the body that are responsible for a particular function.

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What are the hyponyms for Organs?

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Usage examples for Organs

If the opening of his bodily organs of vision had given him such exquisite pleasure, and given him entrance to so new a life, what might not the opening of his inward eye accomplish?
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
The Italian socialists and anarchists have always had a lively brood of journals, which, however, are generally shorter lived than even socialist organs elsewhere; but when one dies for want of funds to-day, another comes out in its place to-morrow.
"Contemporary Socialism"
John Rae
The hand-organs, with their crippled players, have been of great use to me, for their music is all well arranged, and father says that if I can equal them he will be very proud of me.
"The Mystery of the Locks"
Edgar Watson Howe

Famous quotes with Organs

  • My organs are too powerful... I manufacture blood and fat too rapidly.
    Robert Baldwin
  • The sorrow which has no vent in tears may make other organs weep.
    Francis J. Braceland
  • The more one listens to ordinary conversations the more apparent it becomes that the reasoning faculties of the brain take little part in the direction of the vocal organs.
    Edgar Rice Burroghs
  • What is fetus farming? Simply put, it is the creation and development of a human fetus for the purposes of later killing it for research or for harvesting its organs.
    Nathan Deal
  • Man has, as it were, become a kind of prosthetic God. When he puts on all his auxiliary organs, he is truly magnificent; but those organs have not grown on him and they still give him much trouble at times.
    Sigmund Freud

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