splanchnic

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

Definition of splanchnic

: of or relating to the viscera : visceral

Examples of splanchnic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The safety committee reviewed 62 cases of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis and 24 cases of splanchnic vein thrombosis reported in the European Union’s drug safety databases as of March 22. Helen Branswell, STAT, "In rare instances, AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine linked to blood clots, regulators say," 8 Apr. 2021

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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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11 Apr 2021

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“Splanchnic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/splanchnic. Accessed 11 Apr. 2021.

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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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