Organ
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Organ

Differentiated and vital part of the human body, formed by different tissues, that maintains its structure, vascularisation and capacity to develop physiological functions with an important level of autonomy.

Organ

A part of the body, made up of various tissues, which performs a particular function. Transplantable organs are: heart, intestines, liver, lungs, kidneys, and pancreas.

Organ

In biology, an organ (from the Latin "organum" meaning an instrument or tool) is a collection of tissues that structurally form a functional unit specialized to perform a particular function. Your heart, kidneys, and lungs are examples of organs.

Organ

A part of the body that performs a specific function. For example, the heart is an organ.

Organ
"organ": a collection of tissues which performs a particular function or set of functions in an animal's body. Organs are composed of tissues, and may be organized into larger organ systems
Organ

A part of the body that performs a specific function. For example, the heart is an organ.

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Organ has been defined 7 different ways in documents like Global Glossary on Donation and Transplantation, Organ Donor Glossary of Terms, Glossary of Genetics, and 4 more.

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