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from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Med.) A morbid state of the lung produced by inflammation, in which its tissue resembles that of the spleen.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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