In wounds of the portions of the viscus not clad in peritoneum, as a rule, a very different prognosis obtains.
As the viscus completely fills the cranium, the case cannot be otherwise.
This viscus has been injured in a variety of ways during operations on the pelvic organs.
Poisons taken into the stomach when that viscus is empty, necessarily act much more speedily than when it is full.
Without enough good blood, no gland can secrete properly, no viscus can fully discharge its office.
The semecarpus anacardium, bearing the form of a heart, was recommended in the diseases of this viscus.
It bears a very slimy white berry, of which birdlime may be made, whence its Latin name of viscus.
The bullet, taking a course more or less parallel to that of the wall of the viscus, cut a long slit in its anterior wall.
It is a very frequent and dangerous disease, as the production of matter more readily takes place in it than in any other viscus.
In such a case a cystotomy would be indicated were the bullet discovered in the viscus.
"inner organs of the body," 1650s, from Latin viscera, plural of viscus "internal organ," of unknown origin.
viscera vis·cer·a (vĭs'ər-ə)
The soft internal organs of the body, especially those contained within the abdominal and thoracic cavities.