a tone sustained by one part, usually the bass, while other parts progress without reference to it.
a passage containing it.
(music) a sustained bass note, over which the other parts move bringing about changing harmonies Often shortened to pedal
- Organ-pipe coral
noun 1. an alcyonarian coral of the genus Tubipora, occurring in tropical waters, and forming a complex colony of brick-red, vertical tubules joined at intervals by transverse plates.
[awr-guh n] /ˈɔr gən/ noun 1. Also called pipe organ. a musical instrument consisting of one or more sets of pipes sounded by means of compressed air, played by means of one or more keyboards, and capable of producing a wide range of musical effects. 2. any of various similar instruments, as a or an […]
organ-specific adj. Of, relating to, or being a serum produced by the injection of the cells from a certain organ or tissue from one animal into another, with the result that the serum destroys the cells of the corresponding organ.
- Organ-specific antigen
organ-specific antigen n. A heterogenetic antigen that is specific to a particular organ, whether of a single species or of many species. Also called tissue-specific antigen.