splanchnic

splanchnic

[splangk-nik]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to the viscera or entrails; visceral.
2.
of or pertaining to the splanchnic nerve.

Origin:
1675–85; < Neo-Latin splanchnicus < Greek splanchnikós, equivalent to splánchn(a) + -ikos -ic

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splanchnic (ˈsplæŋknɪk)
 
adj
of or relating to the viscera; visceral: a splanchnic nerve
 
[C17: from New Latin splanchnicus, from Greek splankhnikos concerning the entrails, from splankhna the entrails]

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

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