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noun [countable]     organ pronunciation in American English
/ˈɔrɡən/
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singularorgan
pluralorgans
  1. 1
    biology a part of your body that does a specific job, such as your heart or brain. Your vital organs are the organs that you cannot live without

    The Health Service has a register of potential organ donors.

    an organ donor card

    1. a.
      a man’s penis. This word is usually used when you want to avoid using the wordpenis.
  2. 2
    Sound effect a large musical instrument with pipes of different lengths, played by pressing keys (=narrow bars) on it. Someone who plays an organ is an organist.
  3. 4
    formal a magazine, newspaper, or regular letter that contains official information from an organization such as a political party
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