splenic lymph follicle n.
See malpighian corpuscle.
- Splenic pulp
splenic pulp n. The soft, reddish brown substance that fills the sinuses of the spleen. Also called red pulp.
- Splenic sinus
splenic sinus n. An elongated venous channel in the spleen, lined by rod-shaped cells.
- Splenic vein
splenic vein n. A vein that arises by the union of several small veins at the hilum on the anterior surface of the spleen, passes to the left kidney, and runs to the neck of the pancreas where it joins the superior mesenteric vein to form the portal vein.
noun 1. inflammation of the spleen splenitis sple·ni·tis (splĭ-nī’tĭs) n. Inflammation of the spleen.