of or relating to the viscera or entrails; visceral.
of or relating to the splanchnic nerve.
of or relating to the viscera; visceral: a splanchnic nerve
splanchnic splanch·nic (splāngk’nĭk)
Of or relating to the viscera; visceral.
- Splanchnic anesthesia
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.