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Definition of Viscera

Viscera: The internal organs of the body, specifically those within the chest (as the heart or lungs) or abdomen (as the liver, pancreas or intestines).

The singular of "viscera" is "viscus" meaning in Latin "an organ of the body."

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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