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...
- An iron lung, also known as a tank ventilator or Drinker tank, is a type of negative pressure ventilator (NPV); a mechanical respirator which encloses...
- Adenocarcinoma of the lung is the most common type of lung cancer, and like other forms of lung cancer, it is characterized by distinct cellular and molecular...
- of the lung is located at the hilum of each lung, just above the middle of the mediastinal surface and behind the cardiac impression of the lung. It is...
- A book lung is a type of respiration organ used for atmospheric gas exchange that is present in many arachnids, such as scorpions and spiders. Each of...
- 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...
- Tommy Tam Fu-Wing (born 19 August 1946), better known by his stage name Ti Lung, is a Hong Kong actor, known for his numerous starring roles in a string...
- White lung or white lung syndrome may refer to: Acute respiratory distress syndrome Asbestosis Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis Silicosis White Lung, a...
- Black lung may refer to: Arthur Morgan, the protagonist of Red Dead Redemption 2 Black lung, or black lung disease, the common name for coalworker's pneumoconiosis...
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