splanchnology[splaŋk näl′ə jē]
the branch of medical study dealing with the structure, functions, and diseases of the viscera
Origin of splanchnologysplanchno- + -logy
- The scientific study of the viscera and its organs.
- The characteristics and structure of the visceral system of an animal.
Origin of splanchnologyNew Latin splanchno-, of viscera (from Greek splankhna, viscera) + –logy.
- (anatomy) The scientific study of the viscera.
Ancient Greek σπλάγχνα (splankha, “viscera”) + -ology