enlargement of spleen occurring in Niemann-Pick disease.
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Nie·mann sple·no·meg·a·ly(nē'mahn splē'nō-meg'ăl-ē)
Enlargement of spleen occurring in Niemann-Pick disease.
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Niemann,Albert, German physician, 1880-1921.
Niemann disease - Synonym(s): Niemann-Pick disease
Niemann splenomegaly - enlargement of spleen occurring in Niemann-Pick disease.
Niemann-Pick cell - Synonym(s): Pick cell
Niemann-Pick disease - lipid histiocytosis that occurs most commonly in Jewish infants and leads to early death. Synonym(s): Niemann disease; sphingomyelin lipidosis
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