splenosis

noun

sple·​no·​sis splē-ˈnō-səs How to pronounce splenosis (audio)
plural splenoses -ˌsēz How to pronounce splenosis (audio) or splenosises
: a rare condition in which fragments of tissue from a ruptured spleen become implanted throughout the peritoneal cavity and often undergo regeneration and vascularization

Dictionary Entries Near splenosis

Cite this Entry

“Splenosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/splenosis. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!