Splenoid Sple"noid, a.[Gr. splh`n spleen + -oid.] (Anat.) Resembling the spleen; spleenlike. [1913 Webster]

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  • splenoid — ˈsplēˌnȯid adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary splen + oid : resembling a spleen * * * ˈsplenoid, a. rare 0. [f. L. splēn spleen n.] ‘Spleen like; having the appearance of the spleen.’ in Imperial Dict …   Useful english dictionary

  • splenoid — Resembling the spleen. SYN: spleniform. [spleno + G. eidos, resemblance] * * * sple·noid (spleґnoid) [spleno + oid] resembling the spleen …   Medical dictionary

  • splenoid — sple·noid …   English syllables

  • Tumor — (lat.), Geschwulst. T. adipōsus, so v.w. Lipom. T. albus, Gliedschwamm. T. aquōsus, so v.w. Ödem. T. arthritĭcus, so v.w. Gichtknoten. T. capsulāris (T. cystĭcus, T. saccātus, T. tunicātus), Balggeschwulst. T, erectĭlis, so v.w. Angiektasie.… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • spleniform — SYN: splenoid. * * * splen·i·form (splenґĭ form) resembling the spleen …   Medical dictionary

  • splenic — adj. of or in the spleen. Phrases and idioms: splenic fever anthrax. Derivatives: splenoid adj. Etymology: F spleacutenique or L splenicus f. Gk splenikos (as SPLEEN) …   Useful english dictionary

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