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vital organs

This page is about the collocation vital organs

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

organs that are essential for life, incl. the brain, heart, kidneys, liver and lungs

For example

  • Her vital organs are still healthy, so she'll live a long life.

  • Your appendix isn't a vital organ, so don't worry if it has to come out.

Quick Quiz

Which are vital organs?

a. the liver and stomach

b. the heart and lungs

c. the head and neck

Contributor: Matt Errey