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barrel organ a portable musical instrument consisting of a cylinder fitted with pegs or pins that either open valves to a series of pipes or strike metal tongues when the cylinder is rotated; hand organ.
electronic organ a musical instrument that resembles a pipe organ in its keyboard and stops, but produces music electronically rather than through pipes.
end organ any specialized receptor at the end of a sensory or motor nerve fiber.
hand organ a portable barrel organ that is played by turning a crank by hand.
house organ a publication put out periodically by a business or other organization for its employees, customers, or the like.
mouth organ a harmonica.
organ donor one who agrees to have a bodily organ or organs removed, either before or after death, to be used in organ transplant or for medical research.
organ grinder a person who plays a hand organ or hurdy-gurdy on the streets to earn money.
pipe organ see organ.
reed organ an organ in which the sound is produced by a set of free, vibrating metal reeds instead of pipes.
sense organ a specialized organ or structure of the body, such as an eye or taste bud, that receives stimuli and transmits them to the brain; receptor.