Viscera is defined as the internal human organs, particularly the intestines.
An example of a viscera is the large intestine.
plural nounsing. vis′cus
- the internal organs of the body, esp. of the thorax and abdomen, as the heart, lungs, liver, kidneys, intestines, etc.
- popularly the intestines
Origin of visceraL, plural of viscus, an inner part of the body
- The soft internal organs of the body, especially those contained within the abdominal and thoracic cavities.
- The intestines.
Origin of visceraLatin vīscera pl. of vīscus