lung

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈlʌŋ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/lʌŋ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(lung)


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lung

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. his [right, left] lung
  2. has [a punctured, an injured, a malfunctioning, a faulty] lung
  3. has a healthy [set, pair] of lungs
  4. has an infection in [the, one] lung
  5. the doctor [listened to, examined] her lungs
  6. her lungs are filled with fluid
  7. drain the fluid from his lungs
  8. [analyze, check, examine] the lung by scanning
  9. the [lens, camera] is passed into the lung
  10. idiom: [cried, yelled, sang, shouted] at the top of her lungs
  11. idiom: coughed up a lung while smoking
n as adj
  1. [has, suffers from] lung cancer
  2. [smoking, tobacco] causes lung cancer
  3. is the [main, major] cause of lung cancer
  4. has affected the lung tissue
  5. lung [injuries, infections, diseases]
  6. suffering from a lung disorder
  7. needs a lung operation
adv
  1. a lung-bursting [run, dash, sprint]
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