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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
1. The internal organs located in the main cavities of the body, especially those in the abdominal cavity.
2. The interior parts.
Plural of Latin viscus (flesh, internal organ). Earliest documented use: 1651.
"There is plenty of action with a chainsaw, and a butcher's shop worth of viscera is scattered about the screen."
Ian Bartholomew; Movie Releases; Taipei Times (Taiwan); Apr 29, 2011.
"These revelations are now biting deeper into the viscera of the bank's integrity and reputation."
Toivo Ndjebela; Agribank Gives Kalomo Hefty Hike; New Era (Namibia); Jan 27, 2012.
See more usage examples of viscera in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.
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