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viscus


noun

  1. singular of viscera.

plural noun, singular vis·cus [vis-kuh s] /ˈvɪs kəs/.

  1. Anatomy, Zoology. the organs in the cavities of the body, especially those in the abdominal cavity.
  2. (not used scientifically) the intestines; bowels.

noun

  1. the singular of viscera

pl n singular viscus (ˈvɪskəs)

  1. anatomy the large internal organs of the body collectively, esp those in the abdominal cavityRelated adjective: splanchnic
  2. (less formally) the intestines; guts
n.

“inner organs of the body,” 1650s, from Latin viscera, plural of viscus “internal organ,” of unknown origin.

pl.n.

  1. The soft internal organs of the body, especially those contained within the abdominal and thoracic cavities.
  2. The intestines.

  1. The soft internal organs of the body, especially those contained within the abdominal and thoracic cavities.

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