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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Viscus \Vis"cus\, n.; pl. Viscera. [L., perhaps akin to E. viscid.] (Anat.) One of the organs, as the brain, heart, or stomach, in the great cavities of the body of an animal; -- especially used in the plural, and applied to the organs contained in the abdomen. [1913 Webster]