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splanch·nol·o·gy

 (splăngk-nŏl′ə-jē)
n.
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.]

splanchnology

(ˈsplæŋkˌnɒlədʒɪ)
n
1. (Physiology) the visceral system
2. (Physiology) the study of the visceral system

splanchnology

the branch of anatomy that studies the viscera.
See also: Anatomy
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The second semester include trunk, neck and splanchnology. During the third semester, in the second year, we included the head and neuroanatomy.
Bovine Anatomy - Splanchnology, 2nd Edn., Burgess Publishing Co., Minneapolis, Minnisota, p.58-86.
The respiratory system: Splanchnology. In: Primary Veterinary Anatomy.