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lung
American English: /ləŋ/
British English: /lʌŋ/

Translation of lung in Spanish:

noun

  • (often plural)
    (before noun) (disease)
    Example sentences
    • Less commonly, bowel cancer can spread to other, more distant organs such as the lung or brain.
    • This is a hospital test where a narrow tube with a light and lens on the end is passed down the trachea and into the lung.
    • After nasal epithelial cells, the lung is the second organ in contact with cadmium chloride.

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