Inflammation of the spleen. [splen- + G. -itis, inflammation]

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sple·ni·tis splē-'nīt-əs n inflammation of the spleen

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inflammation of the spleen. See also perisplenitis.

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sple·ni·tis (sple-niґtis) [splen- + -itis] inflammation of the spleen, a condition usually produced by pyemia. It is attended by enlargement of the organ with pus, and is marked by much local pain.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Splenitis — Sple*ni tis, n.[NL., fr. Gr. splhni^tis of the spleen.] (Med.) Inflammation of the spleen. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Splenitis — [zu ↑Splen] w; , ...iti̱den (in fachspr. Fügungen: ...i̱tides): Milzentzündung …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

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  • splenitis — ▪ pathology       enlargement and inflammation of the spleen as a result of infection, parasite infestation, or cysts.       Infections spread readily to the spleen from other parts of the body. In pneumonia the spleen is moderately enlarged and… …   Universalium

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  • Splenitis — Sple|ni|tis die; , ...itiden <zu ↑...itis> Milzentzündung (Med.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • splenitis — n. inflammation of the spleen (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

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