splanchnology[splaŋk näl′ə jē]
splanchnology definition by Webster's New World
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the branch of medical study dealing with the structure, functions, and diseases of the viscera
Origin: splanchno- plush -logy
splanchnology definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- The scientific study of the viscera and its organs.
- The characteristics and structure of the visceral system of an animal.
Origin: New Latin splanchno-, of viscera (from Greek splankhna, viscera) + -logy.