splenization

noun

spleni·​za·​tion
ˌsplēnə̇ˈzāshən,
-len-,
-ˌnīˈz-
plural -s
: the condition of being or process of becoming like a spleen
the splenization of the tissue of a congested lung

Word History

Etymology

French splénisation, from spléni- splen- + -isation -ization

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“Splenization.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/splenization. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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