MEANING: adjective:
1. Related to viscera.
2. Instinctive, not reasoning or intellectual.
3. Dealing with base emotions; earthy, crude.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin viscera (internal organs), plural of viscus (flesh). From the belief that viscera were the seat of emotions. Earliest documented use: 1575.

PISCERAL - pertaining to fishes

MISCERAL - about a mixed bag of various kinds of things

VI-SCLERAL - having six eyes