, more organosedimentary, most organosedimentary
A reference to substances that have been left by water and built up by the interaction of living organisms.
1. A tendency of selective migration to some particular organ.
2. A directed response of a motile organism to an organ.
Treatment by the administration of preparations made from animal organs, especially glands; now frequently by synthetic preparations instead of extracts of a gland.
In medicine, the treatment of diseases by administering substances derived from animal organs; such as, bovine insulin, which is used to treat diabetes in humans.
1. A reference to the nourishment of organs of the body.
2. Deriving energy from the oxidation of organic compounds; said of bacteria.
3. Pertaining to a microorganism that uses organic sources as a reducing power.
The special affinity of chemical compounds or of pathogenic agents for particular tissues or organs of the body.
An end-organ of sensory receptors, such as a taste bud.
organum (singular); organa (plural); organon
An organ: a somewhat independent part of the body that is arranged according to a characteristic structural plan, and performs a special function or functions.
It is composed of various tissues, one of which is primary in function.
An instrument imitating the sounds of the voice, a speaking-machine.
Pyogenic micro-organism, or a micro-organism producing pus; usually, staphylococci and streptococci; but many other organisms also produce pus.
total organic carbon (TOC)
The quantity of organic compounds dissolved in water, measured as pure carbon.
The TOC of a body of water affects biogeochemical processes, nutrient cycling, biological availability, and chemical transport and interactions. It also has direct implications for drinking water quality and wastewater treatment.
visceromegaly (s) (noun)
, visceromegalies (pl)
A generalized enlargement of the internal organs of the abdomen: The pediatric specialists were at a loss to explain the virceromegaly affecting the young patient's stomach; and possibly, the small and large intestines, liver, gallbladder, spleen, pancreas, adrenal glands, or the kidneys; since all of these are part of the abdominal viscera.