viscera

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Viscera \Vis"ce*ra\, noun, pl. of {Viscus}.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Viscus \Vis"cus\, noun; pl. {Viscera}. [L., perhaps akin to E. viscid.] (Anat.) One of the organs, as the brain, heart, or stomach, in the great cavities of the body of an animal; -- especially used in the plural, and applied to the organs contained in the abdomen.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

viscera

noun

1: internal organs collectively (especially those in the abdominal cavity); "'viscera' is the plural form of 'viscus'" [syn: {viscera}, {entrails}, {innards}]


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