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Visceral

 

a term referring to the internal organs of an animal. The term is used to describe the visceral peritoneum lining the intestines; the visceral musculature of the intestines; the visceral cranium, a part of the cranium; and the visceral material surrounding the anterior portion of the intestinal tube.

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Marian says: "The visceral fat data was very reassuring - going through the menopause and coming off HRT can cause quite dramatic changes to your body, and knowing I'm not immediately at risk is a weight off my mind.
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In the fight against the epidemic of diabetes, safe removal of visceral fat may present a new weapon, the company said.
Visceral leishmaniasis impairs the immune system and interferes with the inflammatory response, resulting in several changes that culminate in death from renal failure.
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Visceral fat has been linked to metabolic disturbances and increased risk for cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes.
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The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of the alteration in phantom limb sensation with visceral stimulation in military personnel with amputation and the effect that visceral stimulation has on phantom limb pain intensity.