- 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.
Pasteur offered to send him guinea-pigs which had been inoculated with splenic fever.
The blood he had received was without doubt not only splenic but also septic.
- of, relating to, or in the spleen
- having a disease or disorder of the spleen
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- Of, in, near, or relating to the spleen.
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