in·​ter·​or·​gan ˌin-tər-ˈȯr-gən How to pronounce interorgan (audio)
: occurring between or involving two or more organs or parts of the body
interorgan exchange of nutrients
interorgan metabolism

Word History

First Known Use

1919, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of interorgan was in 1919

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Cite this Entry

“Interorgan.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition


in·​ter·​or·​gan ˌint-ə-ˈrȯr-gən How to pronounce interorgan (audio)
variants or inter-organ
: occurring between or involving two or more anatomical organs or parts
interorgan transport of amino acids
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