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American English: /ˈɔrɡən/
British English: /ˈɔːɡ(ə)n/

Translation of organ in Spanish:


  • 1 (Anatomy) the vital organs
    los órganos vitales
    speech/visual organs
    órganos del habla/de la vista
    (male) organ (formal or euphemistic)
    miembro (masculine) viril (formal or euphemistic)
    órgano (masculine) [euphemistic]
    (before noun) organ transplant
    transplante (masculine) de órgano
    Example sentences
    • An abscess on an internal organ such as the liver or brain may be diagnosed by X-ray or scanning.
    • In only specific organs is a biopsy recommended without there being an identifiable lump.
    • If you want to have specific organs donated, will doctors remove anything else?
    Example sentences
    • Brain organs which were used got bigger and those which were not used shrunk, causing the skull to rise and fall with organ development.
  • 2 2.1 (agency)
    Example sentences
    • Is it a state of affairs where free speech is suppressed by the organs of the State?
    • These organs of the global economy are likewise members of the United Nations family.
    • The Fascist Party and its organs were dissolved amid popular celebration.
    2.2 (mouthpiece) the organ of the Nationalist Party
    el órgano del Partido Nacionalista
    Example sentences
    • It was ridiculous to see in this country how some of the leading media organs campaigned for press censorship.
    • The party organ had been in the news these days for all the wrong reasons.
    • He was an editorial writer for the Central Daily News, the chief organ of the ruling Nationalist Party.
  • 3 (Music) (before noun) organ gallery or loft
    Example sentences
    • The sounds of the organ and the choir used to mesmerize the faithful in those days.
    • The mass is sung by a vocal ensemble of six solo voices doubled by six instruments with organ.
    • The organ sounded from the front of the church, the rich tones bringing me out of my reverie.
    Example sentences
    • It is a song of hope and justice. Use percussion and guitars rather than an organ or piano.
    • The atmosphere is created mostly with pianos and organs, less so the strings of the past few albums.
    • Somehow an organ and a drum kit can sound like Venus' doors swooping wide.
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