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Related to visceral nervous system: sympathetic nervous system, peripheral nervous system, autonomic nervous system, involuntary nervous system
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.
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1. (Anatomy) of, relating to, or affecting the viscera
2. characterized by intuition or instinct rather than intellect
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vis•cer•al(ˈvɪs ər əl)
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]
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Relating to internal organs.
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|Adj.||1.||visceral - relating to or affecting the viscera; "visceral bleeding"; "a splanchnic nerve"|
|2.||visceral - obtained through intuition rather than from reasoning or observation|
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1. Of, relating to, or arising from one's mental or spiritual being:
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visceral[ˈvɪsərəl] ADJ (liter) → visceral
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visceral[ˈvɪsərəl] adj [hatred, joy, resentment, feelings] → viscéral(e)
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visceral[ˈvɪsərəl] adj (liter) → viscerale
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a. visceral, rel. a las vísceras;
___ larva migrans → ;
___ layer → bursa visceral, capa interna de la bursa;
___ cleft → [embryo, embrión] hendido visceral entre los arcos braquial y el arco faríngeo.
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