splenization


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splenization

 [splen″ĭ-za´shun]
the conversion of a tissue, as of the lung, into tissue resembling that of the spleen, due to engorgement and consolidation.
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splenization

(sple?ni-za'shun)
The change in a tissue, as of the lung, when it resembles splenic tissue. Synonym: splenification
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