external organ


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Noun1.external organ - an organ that is situated on or near the surface of the bodyexternal organ - an organ that is situated on or near the surface of the body
organ - a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function
external ear, outer ear - the part of the ear visible externally
precordium - the external surface of the body overlying the heart and stomach
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Electric blow heaters are prime culprits for their desiccating effect on the body's largest external organ, and their use should be avoided if at all possible.
In TCM, the tongue is considered an external organ because, most of the time, it is in contact with the air.
For one thing, the envisioned new human rights committee would be an external organ of the Justice Ministry.