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

  • adj. Producing or related to movements of the viscera.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Innervating viscera, as a motor nerve; conveying motor influence to any viscus. as either a cerebrospinal or a sympathetic nerve. Also visceromotor.
  • Same as viscerimotor.

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