splenectopia

splenectopia

 [splen″ek-to´pe-ah]
displacement of the spleen.
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sple·nec·to·pi·a

, splenectopy (splē'nek-tō'pē-ă, splē-nek'tō-pē),
1. Displacement of the spleen, as in a floating spleen.
2. The presence of rests of splenic tissue, usually in the region of the spleen.
[splen- + G. ektopos, out of place]
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sple·nec·to·pi·a

, splenectopy (splē'nek-tō'pē-ă, splē-nek'tŏ-pē)
1. Displacement of the spleen, as in a floating spleen.
2. The presence of rests of splenic tissue, usually in the region of the spleen.
[splen- + G. ektopos, out of place]
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