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Artificial organ

An artificial organ is a man-made[?] organ that is implanted in a human to replace a natural organ. Below is a list of artificial organs that have been sucessfully implanted in humans:

  • Artificial cardia (heart)
  • Artificial eyes. Actually a camera with an implant on the optic nerve. Only very partial functionality
  • Artificial ear.
  • Various artificial hands, arms, legs. Only minimal movement functionality and nothing else.

See also : bionics, organ (anatomy), transplant.

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