splenosis

noun
sple·​no·​sis | \ splē-ˈnō-səs How to pronounce splenosis (audio) \
plural splenoses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce splenoses (audio) \ or splenosises

Medical Definition of splenosis

: a rare condition in which fragments of tissue from a ruptured spleen become implanted throughout the peritoneal cavity and often undergo regeneration and vascularization

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“Splenosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/splenosis. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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