visceral loop


Definition of visceral loop

: a loop that is formed in most mollusks by the visceral ganglia with their commissure and the pleurovisceral connectives and that gives off branches to the gill, osphradium, parts of the mantle, and various viscera

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“Visceral loop.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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