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
肺泡 [ fèi pào ]: pulmonary alveolus
中度性肺水肿 [ zhōng xìng fèi shuǐ zhǒng ]: toxic pulmonary edema
出自肺腑 [ chū fèi ]: from the bottom of one's heart (idiom)
大叶性肺炎 [ xìng fèi yán ]: lobar pneumonia
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