Definitions for lunglʌŋ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
either of the two saclike respiratory organs in the thorax of humans and other air-breathing vertebrates.
an analogous organ in certain invertebrates, as arachnids.
Origin of lung:
bef. 1000; lungen, OE, c. MD longe, OHG lungun
either of two saclike respiratory organs in the chest of vertebrates; serves to remove carbon dioxide and provide oxygen to the blood
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
the organs in the chest that you use to breathe
A biological organ that extracts oxygen from the air.
an organ for aerial respiration; -- commonly in the plural
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Either of the pair of organs occupying the cavity of the thorax that effect the aeration of the blood.
Translations for lung
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
one of the pair of organs of breathing, in man and other animals.
- бял дробBulgarian
- pulmãoPortuguese (BR)
- die LungeGerman
- plućno kriloCroatian
- 허파, 폐Korean
- ،شش ریهPersian
- pljučno kriloSlovenian
- 肺Chinese (Trad.)
- 肺Chinese (Simp.)
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