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viscus

 [vis´kus] (L.)
any large interior organ in any of the great body cavities, especially those in the abdomen.
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vis·cus

, pl.

vis·cer·a

(vis'kŭs, vis'er-ă), Do not confuse this noun with the adjective viscous.
An organ of the digestive, respiratory, urogenital, and endocrine systems as well as the spleen, the heart, and great vessels; hollow and multilayered walled organs studied in splanchnology.
[L. the soft parts, internal organs]
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viscus

(vĭs′kəs)
n.
Singular of viscera.
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vis·cus

, pl. viscera (vis'kŭs, -ĕr-ă)
An organ of the digestive, respiratory, urogenital, and endocrine systems as well as the spleen, the heart, and great vessels; hollow and multilayered walled organs studied in splanchnology.
[L. the soft parts, internal organs]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

viscus

any organ lying in the VISCERA.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

vis·cus

, pl. viscera (vis'kŭs, -ĕr-ă)
An organ of the digestive, respiratory, urogenital, and endocrine systems as well as the spleen, the heart, and great vessels; hollow and multilayered walled organs.
[L. the soft parts]
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The supplied trout fillet byproduct (muscle and visceral organs, approximately 2 kg) was washed 3-4 times with drinking water and separated into 200-gram pieces.
IgG HAV, IgM HAV, and HAV RNA extraction of serum was conducted on both HCWs; the organ donor; and recipients of the visceral organs, heart, and kidneys.
Source and level of alimentation effects on visceral organ mass of fat steers.
Body growth, visceral organ weight and intestinal digestive enzyme of chickens on diets varying in energy and protein contents.
Abstract Blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome (BRBNS) is a rare condition with lesions in skin and/or other visceral organs, predominantly gastrointestinal tract.
Table III shos the effect of dietary supplementation of MOS on the relative weights of visceral organs and length of intestine.
However, despite these significant effects on clinical and agricultural domains, the mechanism by which maternal undernutrition affects the growth and development of fetal visceral organs remains unclear.
Effects of selenium supply and dietary restriction on maternal and fetal body weight, visceral organ mass, cellularity estimates, and jejeunal vascularity in pregnant ewe lambs.
Hemangiosarcoma is reported in many visceral sites and metastasis from visceral organ is generally rapid and widespread (Warren and Summers, 2007).
A two day old suckling new born male calf with normal defecation and protruding visceral organ hanging closely through the umbilical area (Fig.1) was reported for treatment.