book lung

noun

Definition of book lung 

: a saccular breathing organ in many arachnids containing thin folds of membrane arranged like the leaves of a book

First Known Use of book lung

1881, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of book lung was in 1881

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book lung

noun
\ˈbu̇k- \

Medical Definition of book lung 

: a saccular breathing organ in many arachnids containing thin folds of membrane arranged like the leaves of a book

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