multi-organ

adjective
mul·​ti-or·​gan | \ -ˈȯr-gən\
variants: or multiorgan

Medical Definition of multi-organ

: of, involving, or affecting more than one organ I perform pediatric multi-organ transplants, operations that are rare and expensive.— Thomas Fishbein, The Washington Post, 5 Dec. 2008 … a disorder resulting from decreased cholesterol biosynthesis that causes devastating multiorgan failure.— Sarah de Ferranti et al., The New England Journal of Medicine, 25 Sept. 2008

Learn More about multi-organ

Share multi-organ

Comments on multi-organ

What made you want to look up multi-organ? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to boil down or concentrate

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Original Meanings Quiz

  • rembrandt-painting-a-young-scholar-and-his-tutor
  • Which of the following is the earliest known sense of the word awe?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!