perivisceral


perivisceral

perivisceral [per-uh-vis-er-uh l] ExamplesWord Origin adjective Anatomy.

  1. surrounding or situated about the viscera.

Origin of perivisceral First recorded in 1865–70; peri- + visceral Examples from the Web for perivisceral Historical Examples of perivisceral

  • Its anterior end opens, in most cases by a single opening, into the perivisceral cavity in both sexes, and is usually ciliated.

    The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1

    Francis Maitland Balfour

  • At this stage, also, incompletely developed Cercari may be seen in the perivisceral cavity.

    Parasites

    T. Spencer Cobbold

  • There is a perivisceral cavity, and the body walls are traversed by excretory tubes.

    The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume II (of 4)

    Francis Maitland Balfour

  • The reproductive organs are modified patches of the peritoneum, or lining of the perivisceral cavity.

    The Whence and the Whither of Man

    John Mason Tyler

  • It had apparently the perivisceral cavity and nephridia of the schematic worm, and a circulatory system.

    The Whence and the Whither of Man

    John Mason Tyler

  • perivisceral in Medicine perivisceral [pĕr′ə-vĭs′ər-əl] adj.

    1. Surrounding the viscera.

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