Splenization Splen`i*za"tion, n. (Med.) A morbid state of the lung produced by inflammation, in which its tissue resembles that of the spleen. [1913 Webster]

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  • splenization — ˌsplēnə̇ˈzāshən, len , ˌnīˈz noun ( s) Etymology: French splénisation, from spléni splen + isation ization : the condition of being or process of becoming like a spleen the splenization of the tissue of a congested lung …   Useful english dictionary

  • splenization — spleni·za·tion …   English syllables

  • spleen —   n. gland like organ near stomach, concerned in blood cell production; malice; anger.    ♦ splenectomy, n. surgical removal of the spleen.    ♦ splenetic, a. ill tempered; crabbed.    ♦ splenic, a. pertaining to spleen.    ♦ splenization, n.… …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • splenification — ˌsplēnəfə̇ˈkāshən, len noun ( s) Etymology: French splénification, from spléni splen + fication : splenization …   Useful english dictionary

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