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synonyms for lungs

  • alveolus
  • bronchi
  • pleura
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Sol got up, slowly; took a backward step into the yard; filled his lungs, opened his mouth, made his eyes round.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
He can't talk much, though; 'tain't good fur him; his lungs is out er kilter.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
In the lungs hemoglobin forms a loose combination with oxygen, which it readily gives up when it reaches the tissues.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
They are cells which have been highly differentiated for the purpose of carrying oxygen from the lungs to the tissues.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
The smoke is inhaled into the lungs, producing a momentary stupor and the operation is over.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
The moisture gives mildness to the tobacco, but renders inhalation so difficult that weak lungs are unfitted to bear it.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Here Master Tommy thought fit to try the strength of his lungs, and began squalling lustily.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
It became possible to breathe without discomfort to the lungs; my eyes no longer stung and watered.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
His chest was weak also, the lungs not over-sound; altogether, the Honourable Robert Kirton's might be called a bad life.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
And she told how he had caught a chill which had gone to his lungs and how the night before last she thought she had lost him.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
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