Definition of splenic in English:

splenic

Line breaks: splen¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˈsplɛnɪk
 
, ˈspliːnɪk
 
/

adjective

  • Relating to the spleen: the splenic artery
    More example sentences
    • Ruth was referred to a vascular surgeon to assess her splenic artery aneurysm.
    • Less common but serious complications of colonoscopy include splenic trauma, vasovagal reactions and endocarditis.
    • The radiologic impression was that the lesions represented splenic abscesses, and the patient subsequently underwent a splenectomy.

Origin

early 17th century: from French splénique, or via Latin from Greek splēnikos, from splēn (see spleen).

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