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Meaning of VISCUS

Pronunciation:  'viskus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a main organ that is situated inside the body
 

VISCUS is a 6 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: internal organ
 
 See Also: bowel, breadbasket, entrails, excretory organ, gut, heart, hindgut, innards, intestine, liver, organ, pump, respiratory organ, stomach, ticker, tum, tummy, urinary organ, viscera

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Vis"cus\, n.; 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.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Any hollow organ, such as the bladder, the stomach, etc.
 

 

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