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Meaning of “lung” - Learner’s Dictionary

lung

noun [C]     /lʌŋ/
B2 one of the two organs inside your chest that are used for breathing: lung cancerThe respiratory systemOther major organs
Translations of “lung”
in Arabic رِئة…
in Korean 폐…
in Malaysian paru-paru…
in French poumon…
in Turkish akciğer…
in Italian polmone…
in Chinese (Traditional) 肺,肺部…
in Russian легкое…
in Polish płuco…
in Vietnamese phổi…
in Spanish pulmón…
in Portuguese pulmão…
in Thai ปอด…
in German die Lunge…
in Catalan pulmó…
in Japanese 肺…
in Indonesian paru-paru…
in Chinese (Simplified) 肺,肺部…
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