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hypersplenism

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noun hy·per·sple·nism \ -ˈsplē-ˌniz-əm , -ˈsplen-ˌiz- \

medical Definition of hypersplenism

:a condition marked by excessive destruction of one or more kinds of blood cells in the spleen

hypersplenic

play \-ˈsplen-ik\ adjective

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