a combining form meaning “viscera,” used in the formation of compound words: splanchnopleure.

Nearby words

  1. splanchnic ganglion,
  2. splanchnic nerve,
  3. splanchnic wall,
  4. splanchnicectomy,
  5. splanchnicotomy,
  6. splanchnocele,
  7. splanchnodiastasis,
  8. splanchnolith,
  9. splanchnomegaly,
  10. splanchnopathy

Origin of splanchno-

combining form of Greek splánchna entrails (plural)

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Medicine definitions for splanchno-



Viscera; visceral:splanchnopathy.

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