hy·​per·​sple·​nism -ˈsplē-ˌniz-əm How to pronounce hypersplenism (audio) -ˈsplen-ˌiz- How to pronounce hypersplenism (audio)
: a condition marked by excessive destruction of one or more kinds of blood cells in the spleen
hypersplenic adjective

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“Hypersplenism.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hypersplenism. Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

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