Biorgan Bi*or"gan, n. [Gr. bi`os life + E. organ.] (Biol.) A physiological organ; a living organ; an organ endowed with function; -- distinguished from {idorgan}. [1913 Webster]

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  • biorgan — bi·or·gan (biґor gən) a physiological organ, as distinguished from a morphological organ, or idorgan …   Medical dictionary

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  • Idorgan — Id*or gan, n. [Gr. ? form + E. organ.] (Biol.) A morphological unit, consisting of two or more plastids, which does not possess the positive character of the person or stock, in distinction from the physiological organ or biorgan. See {Morphon} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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