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1. The scientific study of the viscera and its organs.
2. The characteristics and structure of the visceral system of an animal.
[New Latin splanchno-, of viscera (from Greek splankhna, viscera) + -logy.]
1. (Physiology) the visceral system
2. (Physiology) the study of the visceral system
the branch of anatomy that studies the viscera.See also: Anatomy