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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Inflammation of the large dark-red oval organ on the left side of the body between the stomach and the diaphragm;

Usage examples (6)
  • When there is a pain near the surface of the body, the physician lances these two latter veins; but when the pain is within and in the region of the stomach he lances the veins...
  • This other pair runs through the throat inside; and from either one of the two there extend veins in underneath the shoulder blade and towards the hands; and these appear...
  • If the second stage of splenitis be made free from danger, it must re - quire stili longer time before it terminates in a cure than the first stage, as the disposition...
  • Pain may bave been felt without, swelling, and swelling without pain, and both may bave fexisted without the pulse having been disturbed for a long period in the first stage of... for more
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