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splenic

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adjective splen·ic \ˈsple-nik\

Definition of splenic

  1. :  of, relating to, or located in the spleen <splenic blood flow>



Origin and Etymology of splenic

Latin splenicus, from Greek splēnikos, from splēn spleen


First Known Use: 1619

Rhymes with splenic


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splenic

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adjective splen·ic \ˈsplen-ik\

Medical Definition of splenic

  1. :  of, relating to, or located in the spleen <splenic blood flow>




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