- of, pertaining to, connected with, or affecting the spleen: splenic nerves.
Origin of splenic
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Examples from the Web for splenic
The bacterium of splenic fever is called Bacillus Anthracis.Fragments of science, V. 1-2
Koch was not the discoverer of the parasite of splenic fever.
This difference Koch showed to be of paramount importance in splenic fever.
The blood he had received was without doubt not only splenic but also septic.
Pasteur offered to send him guinea-pigs which had been inoculated with splenic fever.
- of, relating to, or in the spleen
- having a disease or disorder of the spleen
- Of, in, near, or relating to the spleen.
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