from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Enlargement of the spleen.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as splenomegalia.

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  • noun pathology An enlargement of the spleen.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an abnormal enlargement of the spleen


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  • Enlargement of the spleen. Wikipedia says it is often in response to "hyperfunction," something I definitely do not suffer from.

    September 21, 2007