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Sigma KEE - Organ
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organ
A somewhat independent BodyPart that performs a specialized function. Note that this functional definition covers bodily systems, e.g. the digestive system or the central nervous system.
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Parents body part A collection of Cells and Tissues which are localized to a specific area of an Organism and which are not pathological. The instances of this Class range from gross structures to small components of complex Organs.
Children brainThe seat of the central nervous system.
 breastThe paired Organs which are part of the chests of Primates.
 earThe Organ of hearing.
 eyeThe Organ of sight.
 EyeIrisThe iris is a thin, circular structure in the Eye, responsible for controlling the diameter and size of the pupils.
 flowerThe reproductive organ of FloweringPlants.
 glandAn Organ that removes Substances from the Blood,alters them in some way, and then releases them.
 heartThe Organ that pumps Blood throughout the body.
 kidneyAn Organ that separates urine from other BodySubstances and passes it to the bladder.
 liverAn Organ that secretes bile and serves metabolic functions.
 lungA respiratory organ of Vertebrates. Its function is to furnish the blood with oxygen and to remove carbon dioxide.
 nervous systemA system in Vertebrates that is made up of the Brain, the spinal cord, nerves, etc.
 noseThe Organ of Smelling.
 PlantLeafAn Organ of Plants whose main purpose is photosynthesis.
 plant rootAn Organ of Plants whose main purpose is twofold, viz. to absorb nutrients from the ground and to anchor the Plant in place.
 retinaA membrane that covers the Eye and converts the image formed by the lens of the Eye into neurochemical impulses which can be processed by the Brain.
 spinal columnA flexible column made out of bones called vertebrae. The main function of the SpinalColumn is to protect the spinal cord.
 spinal cordA cord of nerves that carries impulses to and from the Brain. It is contained within the SpinalColumn.
 spleenAn Organ on the left side of the body that produces Cells that play a crucial role in immune response.
 stomachA muscular sac that is the principal organ of digestion.
 VocalCordsThe vocal cords, are composed of two folds of mucous membrane stretched horizontally across the larynx. They vibrate, modulating the flow of air being expelled from the lungs during Vocalizing.


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