Lung

Definition of Lung

Pronunciation: lŭng
n.1.(Anat.) An organ for aërial respiration; - commonly in the plural.
My lungs began to crow
like chanticleer.
- Shak.
Lung fever
(Med.) pneumonia.
Lung flower
(Bot.) a species of gentian (Gentian Pneumonanthe).
Lung lichen
(Bot.) tree lungwort. See under Lungwort.
Lung sac
(Zool.) one of the breathing organs of spiders and snails.

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abdomen, anus, appendix, bellows, blind gut, bowels, brain, cecum, colon, ctenidia, duodenum, endocardium, entrails, foregut, giblets, gills, gizzard, guts, heart, hindgut, innards, inner mechanism, insides, internals, intestine, inwards, jejunum, kidney, kishkes, large intestine, lights, liver, liver and lights, lungs, midgut, perineum, pump, pylorus, rectum, small intestine, spleen, stomach, ticker, tripes, vermiform appendix, viscera, vitals, works
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