American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of, in, near, or relating to the spleen.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to the spleen: as, splenic vessels, nerves, tissue, etc.; splenic disease.
- Hemorrhage into the substance of the spleen.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the spleen; lienal.
- adj. of or relating to the spleen
“Large rounded cells, termed splenic cells, are also seen; these are capable of ameboid movement, and often contain pigment and red-blood corpuscles in their interior.”
“Pasteur gave public demonstrations in the fields near Paris, using the disease called splenic fever, and sheep as the subjects of his experimentation.”
“Davainne and Rayer, noticed in the blood, of animals which had died of the virulent disease called splenic fever, small microscopic organisms resembling transparent rods, but neither of them at that time attached any significance to the observation.”
“Portal flow modulation such as splenic artery ligation should be done early rather than delayed," Lo writes.”
“The splenic these doctors bezafibrate of whether replicates.”
“Laparoscopic marsupialization of a splenic cyst, if anyone's wondering.”
“This may include splenic sequestration, transient red cell aplasia and hyperhemolysis.”
“Flex Sig if done to the splenic flexure or about the 40 cm. levelat best may be 60 to 70% as sensitive as colonoscopy.”
“From the splenic branch which passes into the pancreas, and from the upper part, arise the posterior coronary, gastric, and gastroepiploic veins, all of which are distributed upon the stomach in numerous branches and twigs, just as the mesenteric vessels are upon the intestines.”
“In a similar way, from the inferior part of the same splenic branch, and along the back of the colon and rectum proceed the hemorrhoidal veins.”
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