Definition of pleurovisceral in English:

pleurovisceral

adjective

Zoology
  • (In certain invertebrates, especially molluscs) designating a nerve cord connecting a pleural with a visceral ganglion; (also) designating a fused pleural and visceral ganglion, innervating the viscera and the lateral areas.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Century Dictionary.