Visceral


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.
Related to Visceral: visceral nervous system, visceral pain

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.

References in periodicals archive ?
Yet the lighter one has a far fattier liver (5% versus 2%) and more visceral fat (4 versus 2.
An alteration of phantom limb pain following visceral stimulation was reported by 42 of 75 (56%) patients.
com/2014/05/28/battlefield-hardline-gameplay-trailer-leaked/) DualShockers has gotten word from Visceral Games that the currently leaked trailer is already six months old, and would most likely be different from what will be presented at E3 2014.
The cells were also found in the visceral fat of adult mice.
One intriguing clinical implication of this study is that preventing accumulation of visceral adipose tissue may have benefit in terms of cardiovascular disease prevention even in the absence of meaningful weight loss.
Adiponectin was decreased and CD68 expression was raised in the visceral fat of both obese groups, and CD68 expression also was raised in the subcutaneous fat in normal weight, BPA-exposed female offspring, Veiga-Lopez reported.
Researchers also studied fat tissue from human surgery patients and found the same enzyme was present in human tissue, and its levels were markedly higher in cells extracted from the visceral fat tissue of obese women compared to cells from lean women.
Glavonoid[TM] offers unique dual support in fighting visceral fat.
Its novel food status provides manufacturers with a new health ingredient for building slimming and weight management products, especially those that target visceral fat reduction.
Those with pre-diabetes and diabetes had higher amounts of visceral fat and greater insulin resistance compared with those who remained healthy.
This study is the first detailed research in terms of species composition and density of sand flies in an endemic focus of visceral leishmaniasis in Azarshahr county.
Many primary care doctors may be treating obese patients with BMIs of 30 and above for the symptoms related to increased cardiometabolic risk, like pre-diabetes, dyslipidemia and hypertension, but not treating them for the underlying cause, their excess visceral adiposity," said Professor Jean-Pierre Despres, scientific director of ICCR and professor, faculty of medicine, University Laval, Quebec, Canada.