viscus

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noun vis·cus \ˈvi-skəs\

Definition of viscus

plural

viscera

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  1. 1 :  an internal organ of the body; especially :  one (such as the heart, liver, or intestine) located in the great cavity of the trunk proper

  2. 2 viscera plural :  heart 4

Origin and Etymology of viscus

Latin (plural viscera)


First Known Use: 1651


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viscus

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noun vis·cus \ˈvis-kəs\

Medical Definition of viscus

plural

viscera

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  1. :  an internal organ of the body; especially :  one (as the heart, liver, or intestine) located in the large cavity of the trunk


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