viscer

entrails, internal organs

Usage

  • visceral

    A visceral feeling or reaction is strong and difficult to control or ignore; it arises through instinct or "the gut" rather than through careful thought.

  • eviscerate

    To eviscerate is to cut out the internal organs of an animal or a human.

  • evisceration

    surgical removal of an organ (or the contents of an organ) from a patient

  • viscera

    internal organs collectively (especially those in the abdominal cavity)

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