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splenectopia splen·ec·to·pi·a (splěn'ĭk-tō'pē-ə, splē'nĭk-) or sple·nec·to·py (splĭ-něk'tə-pē)

  1. Displacement of the spleen.

  2. Presence of deposits of splenic tissue, usually in the region of the spleen.

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