splenomegaly

noun
spleno·​meg·​a·​ly | \ ˌsple-nō-ˈme-gə-lē How to pronounce splenomegaly (audio) \
plural splenomegalies

Definition of splenomegaly

: abnormal enlargement of the spleen

First Known Use of splenomegaly

circa 1900, in the meaning defined above

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“Splenomegaly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/splenomegaly. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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splenomegaly

noun
spleno·​meg·​a·​ly | \ ˌsplen-ō-ˈmeg-ə-lē How to pronounce splenomegaly (audio) \
plural splenomegalies

Medical Definition of splenomegaly

: abnormal enlargement of the spleen

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