splenic

splenic
Relating to the spleen. SYN: lienal, splenetic (1).

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splen·ic 'splen-ik adj of, relating to, or located in the spleen <\splenic blood flow>

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  • Splenic — Splen ic, a. [L. splenicus, Gr. splhniko s; cf. F. spl[ e]nique.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the spleen; lienal; as, the splenic vein. [1913 Webster] {Splenic apoplexy} or {Splenic fever}. (Med.) See {Anthrax}, n., 3. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • splenic — SPLÉNIC, Ă, splenici, ce, adj. Care aparţine splinei, privitor la splină. – Din engl. spleen. Trimis de LauraGellner, 25.07.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  splénic adj. m., pl. splénici; f. sg. splénică, pl …   Dicționar Român

  • splenic — [splen′ik, splēn′ik] adj. [L splenicus < Gr splēnikos] 1. of or having to do with the spleen 2. in or near the spleen …   English World dictionary

  • splenic — gas·tro·splenic; hy·per·splenic; splenic; …   English syllables

  • splenic — adjective Etymology: Latin splenicus, from Greek splēnikos, from splēn spleen Date: 1619 of, relating to, or located in the spleen < splenic blood flow > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • splenic — /splee nik, splen ik/, adj. of, pertaining to, connected with, or affecting the spleen: splenic nerves. [1610 20; < L splenicus < Gk splenikós. See SPLEN , IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • splenic — /ˈsplɛnɪk/ (say splenik), /ˈsplinɪk/ (say spleenik) adjective of or relating to, connected with, or affecting the spleen: splenic nerves. {Latin splēnicus from Greek splēnikos} …   Australian-English dictionary

  • splenic — adj. of or in the spleen. Phrases and idioms: splenic fever anthrax. Derivatives: splenoid adj. Etymology: F spleacutenique or L splenicus f. Gk splenikos (as SPLEEN) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Splenic-flexure syndrome — is a term sometimes used to describe bloating, muscle spasms of the colon, and upper abdominal discomfort thought to be caused by trapped gas at the splenic (as opposed to hepatic) flexure in the colon; the pain caused can be excruciating and… …   Wikipedia

  • Splenic apoplexy — Splenic Splen ic, a. [L. splenicus, Gr. splhniko s; cf. F. spl[ e]nique.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the spleen; lienal; as, the splenic vein. [1913 Webster] {Splenic apoplexy} or {Splenic fever}. (Med.) See {Anthrax}, n., 3. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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