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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n.pl. The soft internal organs of the body, especially those contained within the abdominal and thoracic cavities.
  • n.pl. The intestines.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Plural form of viscus. Collectively, the internal organs of the body, especially those contained within the abdominal and thoracic cavities, such as the liver, heart, or stomach.
  • n. The intestines.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. pl. of viscus.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Plural of viscus.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. internal organs collectively (especially those in the abdominal cavity)

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Latin vīscera, pl. of vīscus.

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