splanchnic anesthesia n.
Loss of sensation in areas of the visceral peritoneum innervated by the splanchnic nerves. Also called visceral anesthesia.
splanchnicectomy splanch·ni·cec·to·my (splāngk’nĭ-sěk’tə-mē) n. Surgical resection of the splanchnic nerves and usually of the celiac ganglion.
- Splanchnic ganglion
splanchnic ganglion n. A small sympathetic ganglion often present with the greater splanchnic nerve.
noun 1. Anatomy. any of several nerves to the viscera and blood vessels of the chest and pelvic areas.
splanchnicotomy splanch·ni·cot·o·my (splāngk’nĭ-kŏt’ə-mē) n. Surgical section of a splanchnic nerve or nerves.