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Visceral

Visceral Meaning & Definition
Visceral Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Visceral?

[adj] obtained through intuition rather than from reasoning or observation
[adj] relating to or affecting the viscera; "visceral bleeding"; "a splanchnic nerve"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Visceral: illogical | intuitive | nonrational | splanchnic | unlogical

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Visceral In Webster's Dictionary

\Vis"cer*al\, a. [Cf. F. visc['e]ral, LL. visceralis.] 1. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the viscera; splanchnic. 2. Fig.: Having deep sensibility. [R.] --Bp. Reynolds. {Visceral arches} (Anat.), the bars or ridges between the visceral clefts. {Visceral cavity} or {tube} (Anat.), the ventral cavity of a vertebrate, which contains the alimentary canal, as distinguished from the dorsal, or cerebro-spinal, canal. {Visceral clefts} (Anat.), transverse clefts on the sides just back of the mouth in the vertebrate embryo, which open into the pharyngeal portion of the alimentary canal, and correspond to the branchial clefts in adult fishes.

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