Definitions for visceraˈvɪs ər ə; ˈvɪs kəs
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
vis•cer•aˈvɪs ər ə; ˈvɪs kəs(n.pl.)(sing.)vis•cus
the organs in the cavities of the body, esp. those in the abdominal cavity.
Category: Anatomy, Zoology
(not in technical use) the intestines.
Origin of viscera:
1645–55; < L, pl. of viscus flesh
viscera, entrails, innards(noun)
internal organs collectively (especially those in the abdominal cavity)
"`viscera' is the plural form of `viscus'"
Collectively, the internal organs of the body, especially those contained within the abdominal and thoracic cavities, such as the liver, heart, or stomach.
pl. of Viscus
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Any of the large interior organs in any one of the three great cavities of the body, especially in the abdomen.