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  • n. A morbid state of the lung produced by inflammation, in which its tissue resembles that of the spleen.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A morbid state of the lung produced by inflammation, in which its tissue resembles that of the spleen.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In pathology, a change produced in the lungs by inflammation, in which they resemble the substance of the spleen. Compare hepatization. Also spelled splenisation.

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