“The sensation was one of hardening of the organs,” he chuckled in the retelling.
Beginning now, Facebookians, who include about half of the U.S., will be able to donate their organs to those in need.
Within minutes of her sharing her illness with the world, dozens of Cole's fans had emailed the show with offers of their organs.
“She coughed and saw several of her organs spilling out of the right side of her body,” he testified.
Plaster and ceramic replicas of organs and appendages rest on the shelves alongside sets of false teeth.
By means of the rapid vibration of these organs, the cell is propelled through the medium.
It has no organs of sight as I know them, but I feel that it can see me.
The wages of these people, remember, pay Jones for the organs upon which they cannot play and the machines which they cannot use.
The organs of treason and of infamy refer always to McClellan.
The brain with all organs, nerves, vessels, and every minutia in form with all materials found or used in life.
fusion of late Old English organe, and Old French orgene (12c.), both meaning "musical instrument," both from Latin organa, plural of organum "a musical instrument," from Greek organon "implement, tool for making or doing; musical instrument; organ of sense, organ of the body," literally "that with which one works," from PIE *werg-ano-, from root *werg- "to do," related to Greek ergon "work" and Old English weorc (see urge (v.)).
Applied vaguely in late Old English to musical instruments; sense narrowed by late 14c. to the musical instrument now known by that name (involving pipes supplied with wind by a bellows and worked by means of keys), though Augustine (c.400) knew this as a specific sense of Latin organa. The meaning "body part adapted to a certain function" is attested from late 14c., from a Medieval Latin sense of Latin organum. Organist is first recorded 1590s; organ-grinder is attested from 1806.
organ or·gan (ôr'gən)
A differentiated part of the body that performs a specific function.
some kind of wind instrument, probably a kind of Pan's pipes (Gen. 4:21; Job 21:12; Ps. 150:4), which consisted of seven or eight reeds of unequal length.