Splenotomy Sple*not"o*my, n. [Gr. splh`n spleen + te`mnein to cut.] (a) (Anat.) Dissection or anatomy of the spleen. (b) (Med.) An incision into the spleen; removal of the spleen by incision. [1913 Webster]

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