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...
- Cow lung is used in various cuisines and as a source for pulmonary surfactants. In Peru it is known as bofe. In Indonesia, Nasi kuning can be made with...
- Lung tumors are neoplastic lung nodules. These include: Primary tumors of the lung/pulmonary system: Bronchial leiomyoma, a rare, benign tumor Lung cancer...
- Lung transplantation, or pulmonary transplantation, is a surgical procedure in which a patient's diseased lungs are partially or totally replaced by lungs...
- 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...
- A lung nodule or pulmonary nodule is a relatively small focal density in the lung. A solitary pulmonary nodule (SPN) or coin lesion, is a m**** in the...
- The root of the lung is a group of structures that emerge at the hilum of each lung, just above the middle of the mediastinal surface and behind the cardiac...
- pneumothorax is an abnormal collection of air in the pleural space between the lung and the chest wall. Symptoms typically include sudden onset of sharp, one-sided...
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