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.
[awr-guh-nuh m] /ˈɔr gə nəm/ noun, plural organa [awr-guh-nuh] /ˈɔr gə nə/ (Show IPA), organums. 1. an organon. 2. Music. /ˈɔːɡənəm/ noun (pl) -na (-nə), -nums 1. a form of polyphonic music originating in the ninth century, consisting of a plainsong melody with parts added at the fourth and fifth 2. a variant of organon