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visceral Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. adjective relating to or affecting the viscera
    splanchnic.
    • visceral bleeding
    • a splanchnic nerve
  2. adjective satellite obtained through intuition rather than from reasoning or observation
    nonrational; intuitive.
WordNet

Vis"cer*al adjective
Etymology
Cf. F. viscéral, LL. visceralis.
Definitions
  1. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the viscera; splanchnic.
  2. Fig.: Having deep sensibility. R. Bp. Reynolds.

Webster 1913