Definition of External organ

1. Noun. An organ that is situated on or near the surface of the body.

Generic synonyms: Organ
Specialized synonyms: External Ear, Outer Ear, Precordium



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Lexicographical Neighbors of External Organ

external nasal branches
external nasal vein
external nasal veins
external nose
external nuclear layer of retina
external oblique
external oblique muscle
external oblique reflex
external oblique ridge
external obturator muscle
external occipital crest
external occipital protuberance
external ophthalmopathy
external ophthalmoplegia
external organ (current term)
external orifice
external ovular transmigration
external pacemaker
external phase
external pin fixation
external pterygoid muscle
external pyocephalus
external radiation
external radiation therapy
external respiration
external respiratory nerve of Bell

Literary usage of External organ

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1. Insanity and its treatment: Lectures on the Treatment, Medical and Legal, of by George Fielding Blandford (1871)
"Accustomed, however, as he is, to connect all the sensations experienced with the external organ and the external world, the patient fails to perceive, ..."

2. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner (1896)
"They enter, I say, not through their substances, but through their similitudes, generated first in the medium, and from the medium in the external organ, ..."

3. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1834)
"... at the surface of the body, it is evidently necessary that some medium of communication should be provided between the external organ and the brain. ..."

4. The Journal of Speculative Philosophy: Ed. by Wm. T. Harris edited by William Torrey Harris (1887)
"They enter, I say, not through their substances, but through their similitudes, generated first in the medium, and from the medium in the external organ, ..."

5. A Biblical and theological dictionary: Explanatory of the History, Manners by Richard Watson, Nathan Bangs (1832)
"From this circumstance alone we discover the amazing influence of thought upon the external organ ; of that thought which we can neither hear, nor see, ..."

6. Animal and Vegetable Physiology, Considered with Reference to Natural Theology by Peter Mark Roget (1834)
"... some medium of communication should be provided between the external organ and the brain. Such a medium is found in the nerves, which are white cords, ..."

7. Insanity and its treatment: Lectures on the Treatment, Medical and Legal, of by George Fielding Blandford (1871)
"Accustomed, however, as he is, to connect all the sensations experienced with the external organ and the external world, the patient fails to perceive, ..."

8. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner (1896)
"They enter, I say, not through their substances, but through their similitudes, generated first in the medium, and from the medium in the external organ, ..."

9. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1834)
"... at the surface of the body, it is evidently necessary that some medium of communication should be provided between the external organ and the brain. ..."

10. The Journal of Speculative Philosophy: Ed. by Wm. T. Harris edited by William Torrey Harris (1887)
"They enter, I say, not through their substances, but through their similitudes, generated first in the medium, and from the medium in the external organ, ..."

11. A Biblical and theological dictionary: Explanatory of the History, Manners by Richard Watson, Nathan Bangs (1832)
"From this circumstance alone we discover the amazing influence of thought upon the external organ ; of that thought which we can neither hear, nor see, ..."

12. Animal and Vegetable Physiology, Considered with Reference to Natural Theology by Peter Mark Roget (1834)
"... some medium of communication should be provided between the external organ and the brain. Such a medium is found in the nerves, which are white cords, ..."

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