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splenectomize

transitive verb sple·nec·to·mize
variants: or chiefly British splenectomise play \spli-ˈnek-tə-ˌmīz\

medical Definition of splenectomize

splenectomized or chiefly British splenectomised; splenectomizing or chiefly British splenectomising
:to excise the spleen of

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