splanchnic

adjective splanch·nic \ ˈsplaŋk-nik \

Definition of splanchnic

: of or relating to the viscera : visceral

Origin and Etymology of splanchnic

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


Medical Dictionary

splanchnic

adjective splanch·nic \ ˈsplaŋk-nik \

medical Definition of splanchnic

: of or relating to the viscera : visceral
  • splanchnic circulation

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