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splenosis

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noun sple·no·sis \splē-ˈnō-səs\

Medical Definition of splenosis

plural splenoses \-ˌsēz\play or splenosises

  1. :  a rare condition in which fragments of tissue from a ruptured spleen become implanted throughout the peritoneal cavity and often undergo regeneration and vascularization




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