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visceral

 [vis´er-al]
pertaining to a viscus.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

vis·cer·al

(vis'ĕr-ăl),
Relating to the viscera.
Synonym(s): splanchnic
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visceral

(vĭs′ər-əl)
adj.
1. Relating to, situated in, or affecting the viscera.
2. Being or arising from impulse or sudden emotion rather than from thought or deliberation: "The scientific approach to life is not really appropriate to states of visceral anguish" (Anthony Burgess).

vis′cer·al·ly adv.
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visceral

adjective
1. Referring to viscera or organs.
2. Referring to the serosa of viscera or organs.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

vis·cer·al

(vis'ĕr-ăl)
Relating to the viscera.
Synonym(s): splanchnic.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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