Medical Dictionary

hypersplenism

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

Medical Definition of hypersplenism

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

hypersplenic

\-ˈsplen-ik\play adjective

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