splenomalacia

splenomalacia

 [sple″no-mah-la´shah]
abnormal softness of the spleen; called also lienomalacia.
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sple·no·ma·la·ci·a

(splē'nō-mă-lā'shē-ă),
Softening of the spleen.
[spleno- + G. malakia, softness]
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splenomalacia

A nonspecific term of waning use for an abnormal softening of the spleen, which may be due to infarction, infection or infiltration.
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sple·no·ma·la·ci·a

(splē'nō-mă-lā'shē-ă)
Softening of the spleen.
[spleno- + G. malakia, softness]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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