Examples of spleen in a Sentence
vented her spleen and felt much better for having done so
the bill's failure to pass in the legislature was due to nothing more than partisan spleen
Recent Examples of spleen from the Web
After activating a mouse’s reward system, the researchers analyzed immune cells in its spleen.
Some patients become extremely fatigued, and some have a swollen liver or spleen.
Leprosy-causing bacteria have been shown to concentrate in the liver, as well as the spleen.
Complications that threaten human life including swelling of the blood vessels in the brain, a build-up of fluid in the lungs, organ failure (of the kidneys, liver or spleen, anemia, and low blood sugar.
Her spleen was removed, according to Ali Halla, her older sister.
Vuscan had a lacerated liver and spleen, and medical staff were trying to stabilize her in order to operate on her.
After owner Jane Dickinson brought her to the Paragon Veterinary Referrals clinic, a CT scan suggested Maisy had masses in her stomach and spleen, according to The Telegraph.
After their trip, scientists will take a look inside different organs like the liver and spleen, to better understand any links between inflammation, altered metabolism, and changes to the microbiome.
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belligerence, contentiousness, contrariness, crankiness, disputatiousness, hot-headedness, irascibility, irascibleness, irritability, orneriness, pugnaciousness, pugnacity, quarrelsomeness, querulousness;
Synonym Discussion of spleen
- felt no malice toward their former enemies
- a look of dark malevolence
- ill will provoked by a careless remark
- petty insults inspired by spite
- a life consumed by motiveless malignity
- venting his spleen against politicians
- never one to harbor a grudge
SPLEEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of spleen for English Language Learners
: an organ located near your stomach that destroys worn-out red blood cells and produces white blood cells
: feelings of anger
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