Definition of Lung. Meaning of Lung. Synonyms of Lung

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Definition of Lung

Lung
Lung Lung, n. [OE. lunge, AS. lunge, pl. lungen; akin to D. long, G. lunge, Icel. & Sw. lunga, Dan. lunge, all prob. from the root of E. light. ? See Light not heavy.] (Anat.) An organ for a["e]rial respiration; -- commonly in the plural. My lungs began to crow like chanticleer. --Shak.

Meaning of Lung from wikipedia

- The lungs are the primary organs of the respiratory system in humans and many other animals including a few fish and some snails. In mammals and most...
- Lung cancer, also known as lung carcinoma, is a malignant lung tumor characterized by uncontrolled cell growth in tissues of the lung. This growth can...
- reach a consensus. › A negative pressure ventilator, also known as iron lung (colloquialism) or pulmotor (generic trademark), is a mechanical respirator...
- failure characterized by rapid onset of widespread inflammation in the lungs. Symptoms include shortness of breath, rapid breathing, and bluish skin...
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a type of obstructive lung disease characterized by long-term breathing problems and poor airflow. The...
- Lung volumes and lung capacities refer to the volume of air in the lungs at different phases of the respiratory cycle. The average total lung capacity...
- White lung or white lung syndrome may refer to: Acute respiratory distress syndrome Asbestosis Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis Silicosis White Lung, a...
- M****ive bloodcavitary tuberculosis or tumor such as lung cancer, or lung abscess; bronchiectasis; lung infarction; pulmonary embolism. Green or greenish...
- Lung transplantation, or pulmonary transplantation, is a surgical procedure in which a patient's diseased lungs are partially or totally replaced by lungs...
- Pneumonia is an inflammatory condition of the lung affecting primarily the small air sacs known as alveoli. Typically, symptoms include some combination...
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