What does the word viscera mean?

Usage examples for viscera

  1. These are the immediate effects of fear because they are the immediate effects of excess adrenalin in the blood upon the vegetative viscera and the muscles. – The Glands Regulating Personality by Louis Berman, M.D.
  2. The viscera are distorted and displaced in accordance with the altered shape of the thoracic and abdominal cavities. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  3. The action of the body corresponds to the will, the action of the heart corresponds to the life of the love, the action of the lungs, which is called respiration, corresponds to the life of the faith, and the whole body in respect to all its members, viscera, and organs, corresponds to the soul in respect to all the functions and powers of its life. – Spiritual Life and the Word of God by Emanuel Swedenborg