- of or relating to the viscera or entrails; visceral.
- of or relating to the splanchnic nerve.
Origin of splanchnic
Examples from the Web for splanchnic
Historical Examples of splanchnic
Let us halt at the origin of the splanchnic and take a look.Philosophy of Osteopathy
Andrew T. Still
It may be called either the subintestinal or splanchnic vein.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1
Francis Maitland Balfour
From the splanchnic layer are formed A great part of the voluntary muscular system.
The mesoblast of the trunk is divided anteriorly into splanchnic and somatic layers.
Its walls are formed of splanchnic mesoblast with blood-vessels, within which is a lining of hypoblast.
- of or relating to the viscera; viscerala splanchnic nerve
Word Origin for splanchnic
1690s, "pertaining to the viscera," from Greek splankhnon, usually in plural, splankhna "the innards, entrails" (heart, lungs, liver, kidneys); related to splen (see spleen).
- Of or relating to the viscera; visceral.