Definition of splenitis in English:

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splenitis

Pronunciation: /splēˈnīdis/

noun

Medicine
Inflammation of the spleen.
Example sentences
  • General autopsy findings were significant for candidal bronchopneumonia and splenitis, hepatic granulomas consistent with chronic transfusion therapy, and bilateral renal glomerulosclerosis.
  • A search of the literature revealed scant testing of the alleged association of acute splenitis with systemic infection and no criteria for diagnosing acute splenitis.
  • At autopsy, mild acute splenitis and recurrent nodular sclerosis Hodgkin disease were found in fibrosed mediastinal nodes.

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Syllabification: sple·ni·tis

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