Apparatus


The term apparatus is used as a synonym for pomp or ostentation. “Juana showed the device behind her at the party.” The circumstance or sign that precedes or accompanies something is also called a device. A set of candles lit in unison before entering the room.

On the other hand, in Biology, an apparatus is the set of organs, which in animals, plants or human beings fulfill the same physiological function. The biological system, as it is formally called, consists of a set of organs and similar structures that work at the same time to fulfill a specific physiological function in any of the living beings mentioned. The reproductive system, the circulatory system, the digestive system, among others.

The digestive system, on the other hand, is made up of the mouth, the pharynx, the esophagus, the stomach, the small intestine and the large intestine, which are responsible for the digestion process, that is, for transforming ingested food into They can be absorbed and used by the cells of the body.

This word also refers to the set of mechanical, electronic or organic parts, or individuals, systematically organized to fulfill specific functions.

Examples of devices are a car, a computer, a television, a radio, an air conditioner, the circulatory, excretory, respiratory system, etc.

What is done with great pomp is also called apparatus: “It was the scathing presentation of the girl in society.” The productive apparatus is called the fabric of physical and human means that generate goods and services, where companies have a determining role. It is the source of the wealth of a state.