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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
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(radiology) organ intended to receive the therapeutic dose of a radioactive substance
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)
radiology (the branch of medical science dealing with the medical use of X-rays or other penetrating radiation)
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