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  • n. One of the small nodules sometimes found in the neighbourhood of the spleen; an accessory or supplementary spleen.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of the small nodules sometimes found in the neighborhood of the spleen; an accessory or supplementary spleen.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of the small separate masses of splenic tissue sometimes found about the spleen.

Etymologies

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Diminutive of Latin lien the spleen.

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