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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
abdominal segment element +  
dorsal pancreas +  
exocrine pancreas +  
pericardial muscle 
skeletal muscle of trunk +  
swim bladder gas gland 
thoracic segment organ +  
trunk bone +  
trunk taste bud 
ventral pancreas 
viscus +  
An organ that is located within the body cavity (or in its extension, in the scrotum); it consists of organ parts that are embryologically derived from endoderm, splanchnic mesoderm or intermediate mesoderm; together with other organs, the viscus constitutes the respiratory, gastrointestinal, urinary, reproductive and immune systems, or is the central organ of the cardiovascular system. Examples: heart, lung, esophagus, kidney, ovary, spleen.

Exact Synonyms: visceral organ ;   visceral organ system
Related Synonyms: splanchnic tissue ;   viscera ;   visceral tissue
Xrefs: AAO:0010386 ;   BTO:0001491 ;   EHDAA:512 ;   EMAPA:16245 ;   FMA:7085 ;   MA:0000019 ;   MESH:D014781 ;   NCI:C28287 ;   RETIRED_EHDAA2:0002201 ;   SCTID:118760003 ;   UMLS:C0042779 ;   Wikipedia:Viscus ;   XAO:0003034
Definition Sources: BTO:0001491,, Wikipedia:Viscus

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