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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Surgical removal of the organ that is responsible for the filtering and storage of blood.

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  • In the last two months we have performed more advanced procedures such as splenectomy, adrenalectomy, distal pancreatectomy and hemicolectomy.
  • I had a splenectomy in 1988 and I rarely get sick.
  • Injuries: Buccaneers: Out: QB Chris Simms (splenectomy).
  • Free safety Ryan Clark is coming back from a splenectomy. for more
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