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In human medicine, any hollow organ, such as the bladder, the stomach, etc.

From the BioTech Dictionary at http://biotech.icmb.utexas.edu/. For further information see the BioTech homenode.

Vis"cus (?), n.; pl. Viscera (#). [L., perhaps akin to E. viscid.] Anat.

One of the organs, as the brain, heart, or stomach, in the great cavities of the body of an animal; -- especially used in the plural, and applied to the organs contained in the abdomen.


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