lienculus


lienculus
SYN: accessory spleen. [Mod. L. dim. of L. lien, spleen]

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li·en·cu·lus lī-'eŋ-kyə-ləs n, pl -cu·li -.lī a small accessory or supplementary spleen

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  • Lienculus — Li*en cu*lus (l[ i]*[e^][ng] k[ u]*l[u^]s), n.; pl. {Lienculi} (l[ i]*[e^][ng] k[ u]*l[imac]). [NL., dim. of L. lien the spleen.] (Anat.) One of the small nodules sometimes found in the neighborhood of the spleen; an accessory or supplementary… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lienculus — li·en·cu·lus …   English syllables

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  • Lienculi — Lienculus Li*en cu*lus (l[ i]*[e^][ng] k[ u]*l[u^]s), n.; pl. {Lienculi} (l[ i]*[e^][ng] k[ u]*l[imac]). [NL., dim. of L. lien the spleen.] (Anat.) One of the small nodules sometimes found in the neighborhood of the spleen; an accessory or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Splenculi — Splenculus Splen cu*lus, n.; pl. {Splenculi}. [NL., dim. of L. splen.] (Anat.) A lienculus. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Splenculus — Splen cu*lus, n.; pl. {Splenculi}. [NL., dim. of L. splen.] (Anat.) A lienculus. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spleen — An organ located in the upper left part of the abdomen near the stomach. The spleen produces lymphocytes; it is the largest lymphatic organ in the body. The spleen also filters the blood, serves as a major reservoir for blood and destroys blood… …   Medical dictionary