the legislative organ of our government
that newspaper is intended as an organ for the whole university community
Recent Examples on the Web
Bringing awareness to organ donation was an important aspect for the researchers.
Raenu Charles, CNN, 1 Dec. 2022 However, after noticing a billboard ad about organ donation in Times Square and reading a newspaper article on the subject, his interest was piqued.
Terry Baddoo, USA TODAY, 25 Nov. 2022 No, organ donation won’t keep you from having a normal funeral.Detroit Free Press, 13 Oct. 2022 One of those drugs is rapamycin, taken by humans receiving an organ donation.
Tom Simonite, WIRED, 13 Oct. 2022 Multiple lawsuits and organ-donation schemes wrap by the 34-minute mark.
Darren Franich, EW.com, 13 Oct. 2022 LaMore, who was a veteran and an organ donor, died on Veterans Day, leaving behind his wife of 16 years and their daughter.
Maria Pasquini, Peoplemag, 18 Nov. 2022 But his mother had to remain in the hospital and was placed on an organ donor transplant list due to the severity of her liver damage, officials said.
Emily Sweeney, BostonGlobe.com, 20 Oct. 2022 One bears the name of the organization Donate Life, a nod to Bowsman’s decision to be an organ donor.
Zach Osterman, The Indianapolis Star, 30 Sep. 2022 See More
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Middle English, partly from Old English organa, from Latin organum, from Greek organon, literally, tool, instrument; partly from Anglo-French organe, from Latin organum; akin to Greek ergon work — more at work
First Known Use
before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 2b
The first known use of organ was
before the 12th century