Organ vs Sensillum - What's the difference?

organ | sensillum |


As nouns the difference between organ and sensillum

is that organ is organ while sensillum is any of several sensory organs in some insects.

organ

English

(wikipedia organ) (Pipe organ)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A largest part of an organism, composed of tissues that perform similar functions.
  • (by extension) A body of an organization dedicated to the performing of certain functions.
  • (musical instruments) A musical instrument that has multiple pipes which play when a key is pressed (the pipe organ), or an electronic instrument designed to replicate such.
  • * , chapter=5
  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=He was thinking; but the glory of the song, the swell from the great organ , the clustered lights, […], the height and vastness of this noble fane, its antiquity and its strength—all these things seemed to have their part as causes of the thrilling emotion that accompanied his thoughts.}}
  • An official magazine, newsletter, or similar publication of an organization.
  • A species of cactus ().
  • (slang) The penis.
  • Hyponyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * barrel organ * house organ * internal organ * mouth organ * pipe organ * sense organ * sex organ * storage organ * swell organ * vital organ

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (obsolete) To supply with an organ or organs; to fit with organs.
  • * Bishop Mannyngham
  • Thou art elemented and organed for other apprehensions.

    Anagrams

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    sensillum

    Noun

    (sensilla)
  • Any of several sensory organs in some insects