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The lungs and heart are also exercised by singing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The lung and chest condition is terminal. The Sun (2016)She suffered a fractured skull and collapsed lung, and was in a coma for two months. The Sun (2016)Apart from lung disease which is tobacco, sugar is aligned with the other four. The Sun (2017)And of course an inbuilt resistance to heart disease, lung cancer and thrombosis. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It may be as important as our colon, lungs and heart. Times, Sunday Times (2017)A blogger who underwent a heart and lung transplant is back on the waiting list after her body rejected the new lungs. Times, Sunday Times (2017)They couldn't run any further, press any harder or stretch their lung capacity any wider. The Sun (2016)The knife punctured his lung and heart. The Sun (2013)Regular swimming can also double lung capacity over time. The Sun (2014)The collapsed lungs repaired pretty quickly but the cracked ribs took ages. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Part of his right lung was removed but he recovered. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Time to get some fresh air in those lungs. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Feel the oxygen entering the lungs then blow the air out again. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We were told one of her lungs had collapsed. The Sun (2015)X-rays showed her lungs were filling with fluid and her heart was enlarged. The Sun (2013)Machines were prepared to stand in for his heart and lungs. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Most people use less than a third of their available lung capacity in normal breathing. The Family Nutrition Workbook (1988)She suffered a collapsed lung and needed surgery to her hand. The Sun (2009)Patients with lung or heart disease must be able to complete one of these simple tests. The Sun (2012)The device forces air into his lungs and keeps his airways clear. The Sun (2008)She was airlifted to hospital but died from lung and chest injuries during emergency surgery. The Sun (2015)Air stops entering the lungs when you sleep because of an obstruction. The Sun (2011)Medics were horrified to discover that one of her lungs had collapsed. The Sun (2012)It also promotes regular breathing and relaxation and could strengthen the heart and lungs. The Sun (2012)She had a collapsed lung but has quickly recovered. The Sun (2010)Part of one lung was removed. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Singing is used in the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease to increase lung capacity and ease the symptoms of bronchitis and emphysema. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Contact with the skin is usually not harmful but it can damage kidneys, lungs and other organs if it gets into the body. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It was often preserved in a jar, as were other organs including the lungs, liver and intestines. The Sun (2010)
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British English: lung /lʌŋ/ NOUN
Your lungs are the two organs inside your chest which you use for breathing.
- American English: lung
- Arabic: رِئَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: pulmão
- Chinese: 肺
- Croatian: pluća
- Czech: plíce
- Danish: lunge
- Dutch: long
- European Spanish: pulmón
- Finnish: keuhko
- French: poumon
- German: Lunge
- Greek: πνεύμονας
- Italian: polmone
- Japanese: 肺
- Korean: 폐 내장
- Norwegian: lunge
- Polish: płuco
- European Portuguese: pulmão
- Romanian: plămân
- Russian: легкое
- Spanish: pulmón
- Swedish: lunga
- Thai: ปอด
- Turkish: akciğer
- Ukrainian: легеня
- Vietnamese: phổi
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