spleen

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acute leukemia characterized by proliferation of immature lymphoblast-like cells in bone marrow, lymph nodes, spleen, and blood; most common in children acute lymphoblastic leukemia , acute lymphocytic leukemia
artery that originates from the celiac trunk and supplies blood to the spleen arteria lienalis , lienal artery , splenic artery
disease characterized by congestion and enlargement of the spleen; accompanied by anemia or cirrhosis Banti's disease , Banti's syndrome
humor that was once believed to be secreted by the kidneys or spleen and to cause sadness and melancholy black bile , melancholy
fatal form of homozygous thalassemia (inherited from both parents) in which there is no hemoglobin; skeletal deformations; heart and spleen and liver enlarged Cooley's anaemia , Cooley's anemia , thalassaemia major , thalassemia major
protein containing 20% iron that is found in the intestines and liver and spleen; it is one of the chief forms in which iron is stored in the body ferritin
phagocyte that does not circulate in the blood but is fixed in the liver or spleen or bone marrow etc. fixed phagocyte
malignant disorder in which there is progressive (but painless) enlargement of lymph tissue followed by enlargement of the spleen and liver Hodgkin's disease
enlarged spleen and a decrease in one or more types of blood cells; associated with many disorders hypersplenism
formation of lymphocytes in the bone marrow and lymph nodes and thymus and spleen lymphopoiesis
severe hypertension that runs a rapid course and damages the inner linings of the blood vessels and the heart and spleen and kidneys and brain malignant hypertension
increase in blood pressure in the veins of the portal system caused by obstruction in the liver (often associated with alcoholic cirrhosis), causing enlargement of the spleen and collateral veins portal hypertension
surgical removal of the spleen splenectomy
vein formed by several small veins on the surface of the spleen; joins the superior mesenteric to form the portal vein splenic vein , vena lienalis
inflammation of the spleen splenitis
abnormal enlargement of the spleen splenomegaly
rod-shaped structures of fibrous tissue that divide an organ into parts (as in the penis) or stabilize the structure of an organ (as in the spleen) trabecula
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