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LUNG

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does lung mean? 

LUNG (noun)
  The noun LUNG has 1 sense:

1. either of two saclike respiratory organs in the chest of vertebrates; serves to remove carbon dioxide and provide oxygen to the blood

  Familiarity information: LUNG used as a noun is very rare.


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LUNG (noun)


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Meaning:

Either of two saclike respiratory organs in the chest of vertebrates; serves to remove carbon dioxide and provide oxygen to the blood

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Nouns denoting body parts

Hypernyms ("lung" is a kind of...):

respiratory organ (any organ involved in the process of respiration)

Meronyms (parts of "lung"):

bronchial artery (arteries that accompany the bronchioles)

pulmonary vein; vena pulmonalis (any of four veins that carry arterial blood from the lungs to the left atrium of the heart)

alveolar bed (lung tissue densely packed with alveoli)

lobe of the lung (any of the three lobes of the right lung or the two lobes of the left lung)

air cell; air sac; alveolus (a tiny sac for holding air in the lungs; formed by the terminal dilation of tiny air passageways)

Holonyms ("lung" is a part of...):

lower respiratory tract (the bronchi and lungs)


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