splanchnic

[ splangk-nik ]
/ ˈsplæŋk nɪk /

adjective

of or relating to the viscera or entrails; visceral.
of or relating to the splanchnic nerve.

Origin of splanchnic

1675–85; < New Latin splanchnicus < Greek splanchnikós, equivalent to splánchn(a) + -ikos -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for splanchnic

splanchnic

/ (ˈsplæŋknɪk) /

adjective

of or relating to the viscera; viscerala splanchnic nerve

Word Origin for splanchnic

C17: from New Latin splanchnicus, from Greek splankhnikos concerning the entrails, from splankhna the entrails
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Medicine definitions for splanchnic

splanchnic

[ splăngknĭk ]

adj.

Of or relating to the viscera; visceral.
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