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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: in'ter-o-sep'tiv

Definition: Relating to the sensory nerve cells innervating the viscera (thoracic, abdominal, and pelvic organs, cardiovascular system), their sensory end organs, or the information they convey to the spinal cord and the brain.

[inter- + L. capio, to take]

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