splenic

[ splee-nik, splen-ik ]
/ ˈspli nɪk, ˈsplɛn ɪk /

adjective

of, pertaining to, connected with, or affecting the spleen: splenic nerves.

Origin of splenic

1610–20; < Latin splēnicus < Greek splēnikós. See splen-, -ic

Related forms

post·splen·ic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for splenic

splenic

/ (ˈsplɛnɪk, ˈspliː-) /

adjective

of, relating to, or in the spleen
having a disease or disorder of the spleen
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Medicine definitions for splenic

splenic

[ splĕnĭk ]

adj.

Of, in, near, or relating to the spleen.
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