splenic index

splen·ic in·dex

a rough indication of the salubrity, or the reverse, in regard to malaria of a particular district, judged by the relative absence or prevalence of enlarged spleens among the population.
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Literature is also available that suggests the use of splenic index. It measures the spleen size not only in cranio-caudal diameter but in three dimensions.
mansoni resulted in a highly significant increase in splenic index (ratio of spleen weight in mg/mouse to body weight in g/mouse) (Fig.