asplenia a·sple·ni·a (ə-splē’nē-ə)
Congenital absence of the spleen.
a·sple’nic (ə-splē’nĭk, -splěn’ĭk) adj.
noun any fern of the very large genus Asplenium, of worldwide distribution. Some, esp the bird’s nest fern (A. nidus), are grown as greenhouse or house plants for their decorative evergreen fronds: family Polypodiaceae See also spleenwort Historical Examples asplenium septentrionale is very common in most of the districts where crystalline rocks abound. The Story […]
aspnr American Society of Pediatric Neuroradiology
n. c.1500, from Latin asportationem (nominative asportatio) “a breathing on, exhalation,” noun of action from past participle stem of asportare “to carry off,” from abs- “away” (see ab-) + portare “to carry” (see port (n.1)). Historical Examples Three usucaptions that are not entitled to a fine: fear, warning, asportation. The Triads of Ireland Kuno Meyer
aspol A Simulation Process-Oriented Language