splen-

combining form

Definition of splen-

  1. :  spleen <splenectomy> <splenomegaly>

Variants of splen-

or

spleno-

Origin and Etymology of splen-

Latin, from Greek splēn-, splēno-, from splēn


Medical Dictionary

splen-

combining form

Medical Definition of splen-

  1. :  spleen <splenectomy> <splenomegaly>

Variants of splen-

or

spleno-


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