splenic

[splee-nik, splen-ik]
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adjective

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

Nearby words

  1. splendor,
  2. splendour,
  3. splenectomy,
  4. splenectopia,
  5. splenetic,
  6. splenic anemia,
  7. splenic artery,
  8. splenic flexure,
  9. splenic lymph follicle,
  10. splenic pulp

Origin of splenic

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

Related formspost·splen·ic, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for splenic

splenic

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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