The prices of alternatives to lung transplants are doing the same thing.
The tube was to be inserted so it could suction out the blood and air packed in the chest and prevent the lung from collapsing.
lung cancer may be the official cause of Joe Paterno's death, but the trauma of recent months may have helped speed his demise.
The others have frozen to death, died of lung injury, or been crushed by the wheel mechanism.
Doctors discovered a spot on his lung, he said, but he made it into the military anyway.
The lung was not yet attacked, but the bronchial tubes were affected.
He had ample girth of chest at the cinches, where lung capacity is best measured.
At last she succumbed to an attack of lung trouble and passed away.
There was a meeting, and Garfield was shot through the lung.
But what mattered it if I had half a lung more or less than of yore?
"human respiratory organ," c.1300, from Old English lungen (plural), from Proto-Germanic *lungw- (cf. Old Norse lunge, Old Frisian lungen, Middle Dutch longhe, Dutch long, Old High German lungun, German lunge "lung"), literally "the light organ," from PIE *legwh- "not heavy, having little weight; easy, agile, nimble" (cf. Russian lëgkij, Polish lekki "light;" Russian lëgkoje "lung," Greek elaphros "light" in weight; see also lever).
The notion probably is from the fact that, when thrown into a pot of water, lungs of a slaughtered animal float, while the heart, liver, etc., do not. Cf. also Portuguese leve "lung," from Latin levis "light;" Irish scaman "lungs," from scaman "light;" Welsh ysgyfaint "lungs," from ysgafn "light." See also lights, pulmonary. Lung cancer attested from 1882.
Either of the two saclike organs of respiration that occupy the pulmonary cavity of the thorax and in which aeration of the blood takes place. It is common for the right lung, which is divided into three lobes, to be slightly larger than the left, which has two lobes.