Meaning of 肺

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Pinyin: fèi
English Definition: lung; Classifiers:
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: 巿 indicates the sound; (flesh) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • meat, flesh; organic compound
    • 巿 [ ] to revolve, to turn, to make a circuit
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Example Words
肺炎 fèi yán pneumonia; inflammation of the lungs
非典型肺炎 fēi diǎn xíng fèi yán atypical pneumonia; Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome; SARS
肺结核 fèi jié tuberculosis; TB
肺腑 fèi bottom of the heart (fig.)
肺病 fèi bìng lung disease
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