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[splee-nuh-meg-uh-lee, splen-uh-] /ˌspli nəˈmɛg ə li, ˌsplɛn ə-/
noun, Pathology.
enlargement of the spleen.
(pathol) abnormal enlargement of the spleen

splenomegaly sple·no·meg·a·ly (splē’nō-měg’ə-lē, splěn’ō-)
Enlargement of the spleen. Also called megalosplenia.


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