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1. spleen

noun. ['ˈspliːn'] a large dark-red oval organ on the left side of the body between the stomach and the diaphragm; produces cells involved in immune responses.

Synonyms

  • lymphatic tissue
  • arteria lienalis
  • vena lienalis
  • lymphoid tissue
  • lien
  • systema lymphaticum
  • splenic vein
  • splenic artery
  • lymphatic system

Etymology

  • esplen (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • splen (Latin)

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Rhymes with Spleen

  • nitrosomine
  • trampoline
  • mujahideen
  • mujahedeen
  • bodenstein
  • valentin
  • unforeseen
  • sunscreen
  • submachine
  • seventeen
  • reconvene
  • propylene
  • poliquin
  • peloquin
  • norma-jean
  • marroquin
  • geraldine
  • circumvene
  • bornstein
  • benyamin
  • barentine
  • aquamarine
  • wolverine
  • thomasine
  • tangerine
  • tambourine
  • submarine
  • st_jean
  • smithereen
  • sixteen

Sentences with spleen


1. Noun, singular or mass
Fructose intolerance can also cause you to have an enlarged spleen and liver.

2. Adjective
The spleen filters infection from the blood as it circulates through the body.

Quotes about spleen


1. Above all things physical, it is more important to be beautiful on the inside - to have a big hear and an open mind and a spectacular spleen.
- Ellen DeGeneres, Seriously... I'm Kidding

2. spleen

noun. ['ˈspliːn'] a feeling of resentful anger.

Synonyms

  • irascibility
  • bad temper
  • short temper
  • quick temper

Etymology

  • esplen (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • splen (Latin)
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