splanchnic

adjective
splanch·​nic | \ ˈsplaŋk-nik How to pronounce splanchnic (audio) \

Definition of splanchnic

: of or relating to the viscera : visceral

First Known Use of splanchnic

1681, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for splanchnic

New Latin splanchnicus, from Greek splanchnikos, from splanchna, plural, viscera; akin to Greek splēn spleen

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“Splanchnic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/splanchnic. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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splanchnic

adjective
splanch·​nic | \ ˈsplaŋk-nik How to pronounce splanchnic (audio) \

Medical Definition of splanchnic

: of or relating to the viscera : visceral splanchnic circulation

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