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vis·cer·al

 (vĭs′ər-əl)
adj.
1. Relating to, situated in, or affecting the viscera.
2. Being or arising from impulse or sudden emotion rather than from thought or deliberation: "The scientific approach to life is not really appropriate to states of visceral anguish" (Anthony Burgess). See Synonyms at instinctive.

vis′cer·al·ly adv.

visceral

(ˈvɪsərəl)
adj
1. (Anatomy) of, relating to, or affecting the viscera
2. characterized by intuition or instinct rather than intellect
ˈviscerally adv

vis•cer•al

(ˈvɪs ər əl)

adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or affecting the viscera.
2. characterized by or proceeding from instinct rather than intellect: a visceral reaction.
3. characterized by or dealing with coarse or base emotions; earthy.
[1565–75; < Medieval Latin]
vis′cer•al•ly, adv.

visceral

Relating to internal organs.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.visceral - relating to or affecting the visceravisceral - relating to or affecting the viscera; "visceral bleeding"; "a splanchnic nerve"
2.visceral - obtained through intuition rather than from reasoning or observation
illogical, unlogical - lacking in correct logical relation

visceral

adjective
1. Of, relating to, or arising from one's mental or spiritual being:
Slang: gut.
2. Derived from or prompted by a natural tendency or impulse:
Translations

visceral

[ˈvɪsərəl] ADJ (liter) → visceral

visceral

[ˈvɪsərəl] adj [hatred, joy, resentment, feelings] → viscéral(e)

visceral

adjviszeral (spec); (of intestines also)der Eingeweide; (fig) hatred, disliketief sitzend; on a visceral levelauf einer emotionalen Ebene; a visceral feeling (fig liter)ein inneres Gefühl

visceral

[ˈvɪsərəl] adj (liter) → viscerale

vis·cer·al

a. visceral, rel. a las vísceras;
___ larva migrans;
___ layerbursa visceral, capa interna de la bursa;
___ cleft[embryo, embrión] hendido visceral entre los arcos braquial y el arco faríngeo.

visceral

adj visceral
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The gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, and respiratory signs indicate that the toxin in the plants causes changes in the visceral efferent system of the lower motor neurons.