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Definition of the adjective visceral

What does visceral mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more visceral / most visceral

  1. relating to or affecting the viscera
  2. obtained through intuition rather than from reasoning or observation

Alternative definition of the adjective visceral

adjective

  1. [anatomy] Of or relating to the viscera—internal organs of the body; splanchnic.
  2. Having to do with the response of the body as opposed to the intellect, as in the distinction between feeling and thinking.

Music

  1. "Visceral" is a musical album of Salta la Banca.
    • released in
  2. "Visceral" is a musical album of Sessomorte.
    • released on (8 years ago)

Miscellanea

Visceral is a cataloged instance, musical recording, canonical version.

Phrases with Visceral

  1. visceral brain
  2. visceral pleura
  3. visceral pericardium
  4. visceral leishmaniasis

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Visceral

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Google previewWord Workout (2014)

Building a Muscular Vocabulary in 10 Easy Steps by Charles Harrington Elster

The adjective visceral means affecting or pertaining to the viscera, the guts. Because a person's gut or belly is considered the source of basic instinct and emotion, visceral came to mean instinctive or intuitive rather than intellectual or rational.

Google previewThe Complete Encyclopedia of Medicine & Health (2006)

by J. P. Schadé

Pain initiation, transmission, and perception are essentially the same for both visceral and somatic pain. One important distinction, however, is that highly localized visceral damage rarely causes severe pain. Diffuse stimulation of nerve ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Nutrition, Four-Volume Set (2005)

by Lindsay Allen, Andrew Prentice

Measurement has focused on assessment and differentiation of subcutaneous and intraabdominal (visceral) depots; however, recently measurement of fat residing in muscle has become of interest. Imaging techniques have the advantage of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences (2014)

Normally, interoceptive (principally visceral) input into the central nervous system is not consciously perceived. For example, we are typically unaware of blood flowing through vessels, the process of food digestion, normal respiration, etc., ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1890)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature

Gastropoda in which, whilst the head and foot retain the bilateral symmetry of the archi-Mollusca, the visceral dome, including the mantle-flap dependent from it, and the region on which are placed the ctenidia, anus, generative and nephridial ...

Google previewZoological Articles Contributed to the "Encyclopaedia Britannica" (1891)

by Sir Edwin Ray Lankester

Gastropoda in which, whilst the head and foot retain the bilateral symmetry of the archi-Mollusca, the visceral dome, including the mantle-flap dependent from it, and the region on which are placed the ctenidia, anus, generative and nephridial ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2012)

by Mosby, Inc

visceral larva migrans visual accommodation visceral larva migrans, infestation with parasitic larvae, Toxocara, or, occasionally, Ascaris, Strongyloides, or other nematodes. See also toxocariasis. visceral layer of glomerular capsule, the layer ...

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Quotes about Visceral

My whole mood or sense can change by virtue of the music that I'm listening to. It really does affect me on a visceral and emotional level. (Kiefer Sutherland)
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Scrabble value of V4I1S1C3E1R1A1L1

The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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