respiratory organ


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Related to respiratory organ: respiratory system, excretory organ, zest
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Noun1.respiratory organ - any organ involved in the process of respirationrespiratory organ - any organ involved in the process of respiration
branchia, gill - respiratory organ of aquatic animals that breathe oxygen dissolved in water
internal organ, viscus - a main organ that is situated inside the body
lung - either of two saclike respiratory organs in the chest of vertebrates; serves to remove carbon dioxide and provide oxygen to the blood
respiratory system, systema respiratorium - the system for taking in oxygen and giving off carbon dioxide; in terrestrial animals this is accomplished by breathing
book lung - organ in many arachnids containing many thin folds of membrane resembling the leaves of a book
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Co-infected groups showed the most obvious clinical signs, associated with significant higher mortality and respiratory organ abnormalities, in comparison with the mono-infected groups (P0.05) effect of the inoculation time intervals between vNDV and E.
April tarpon are active and generally will be "rolling" because they can gulp air on the surface, due to their unique swim bladder that serves as a respiratory organ. This trait aids anglers in finding them.
Szeto focuses on the lungs because many cancers, including breast and kidney, spread through the respiratory organ. He hopes that one day patients will breathe in similar cancer-fighting microcapsules with an inhaler.
He is medical director of the respiratory therapy and pulmonary rehabilitation departments at LAC+USC Medical Center, and the system chair for the respiratory organ system for second year medical students at KSOM.
* The respiratory organ bears 14-16 apical opening pores (Fig.
Gills: The respiratory organ of most aquatic animals that breathe water to obtain oxygen.
The data on carbon black, which causes respiratory organ ailments, indicate that gas emissions have declined as a result of emissions controls, said Yutaka Kondo, professor at the university's Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, which carried out the study.
The so-called blind shark pumps water into its mouth and out of this respiratory organ: --.
The man had been hospitalized last October with cancer of the respiratory organ, according to the hospital.
The lung is an important respiratory organ in the body, and the shape, location and structure differ among animals.
The Central Environment Council was referring to emissions of particulate matter, a suspected carcinogen, and nitrogen oxide, which is said to cause respiratory organ ailments.
Tropism of and innate immune responses to the novel human betacoronavirus lineage C virus in human ex vivo respiratory organ cultures.