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TARGET ORGAN

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does target organ mean? 

TARGET ORGAN (noun)
  The noun TARGET ORGAN has 1 sense:

1. (radiology) organ intended to receive the therapeutic dose of a radioactive substance

  Familiarity information: TARGET ORGAN used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TARGET ORGAN (noun)


Sense 1target organ [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(radiology) organ intended to receive the therapeutic dose of a radioactive substance

Classified under:

Nouns denoting body parts

Hypernyms ("target organ" is a kind of...):

organ (a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function)

Domain category:

radiology (the branch of medical science dealing with the medical use of X-rays or other penetrating radiation)


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