Autopsy Report

Scientists discover a new organ in the body – and it's not the first time

Human anatomy is riddled with controversies.

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The definition of an organ is contested, but generally, it must be self-contained and provide an essential function to the body.

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This strangely vague definition has created more than one controversy as scientists dive deeper into the body.