pl. of Viscus.
The soft internal organs of the body, including the lungs, the heart, and the organs of the digestive, excretory, and reproductive systems.
Any of the large interior organs of the body.
The organs within the body cavities, especially the organs of the abdominal cavities.
Internal organs and glands contained in the thoracic and abdominal cavities.
The internal organs of the body located in the great cavity of the trunk proper.
the organs inside the ventral body cavity; singular, viscus
Organs inside the chest, abdomen, and pelvis, such as the heart, lungs, stomach, liver, spleen, and uterus.
A term referring to the internal organs of the body.
internal organs in the cavities of the body.
The organs within the thoracic, abdominal and pelvic cavities.
internal organs collectively (especially those in the abdominal cavity); "`viscera' is the plural form of `viscus'"
Pertaining to the large organs of the thoracic and abdominal cavities.
Intestines of a fish or shellfish.
organs in the ventral body cavity.
L. internal organs] The collective term for the internal organs of an animal.
Human organs extracted during mummification. These were: the stomach, the liver, the intestine and the lungs. RETURN TO GLOSSARY INDEX
the major internal organs of the body (e.g., intestines, liver). (adjective visceral)
The name for the internal organs of the body, such as the lungs, stomach, and liver.
adjective VISCERAL): the major internal organs of the body (e.g., intestines, liver) located in the abdominal cavity.
Viscera, the plural of viscus, are the soft internal organs of the body, especially those contained within the abdominal and thoracic cavities. The whole system of viscera (the heart, liver, intestines and other internal organs) is referred to as the visceral system.
The large internal organs.