sago spleen


: a spleen which is affected with amyloid degeneration and in which the amyloid is deposited in the Malpighian corpuscles which appear in cross section as gray translucent bodies resembling grains of sago

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“Sago spleen.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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