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splanchnic

[splangk-nik] /ˈsplæŋk nɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the viscera or entrails; visceral.
2.
of or relating to the splanchnic nerve.
Origin
1675-1685
1675-85; < New Latin splanchnicus < Greek splanchnikós, equivalent to splánchn(a) + -ikos -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for splanchnic

splanchnic

/ˈsplæŋknɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the viscera; visceral: a splanchnic nerve
Word Origin
C17: from New Latin splanchnicus, from Greek splankhnikos concerning the entrails, from splankhna the entrails
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Word Origin and History for splanchnic
adj.

1690s, "pertaining to the viscera," from Greek splankhnon, usually in plural, splankhna "the innards, entrails" (heart, lungs, liver, kidneys); related to splen (see spleen).

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splanchnic in Medicine

splanchnic splanch·nic (splāngk'nĭk)
adj.
Of or relating to the viscera; visceral.

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