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viscus (s) (noun), viscera (pl)
The internal structures or organs of the body that perform specific functions: Examples of viscera include the following:
  • The chest: heart and lungs.
  • Image of chest organs.
  • The abdomen: liver, pancreas, spleen, gallbladder, stomach, and intestines.
  • Image of heart and lungs.
  • The head: brain of nerve tissues or neuroglia which are organized to receive, to process, to remember, and to send out information.
  • Image of brain.
  • The heart, liver, intestines, stomach, lungs, and brain are all viscera or bodily organs.
This entry is located in the following unit: viscer-, viscero-, visceri-, visc- (page 3)
(Latin: protruded viscus; rupture; in the sense of "protrusion of tissue or part of an organ through an abnormal opening in the surrounding walls")