Thesaurus / spleen

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Once inside a cell, the parasite produces proteins that dock on the cell’s exterior and make it stick to blood vessels so that it won’t be carried to the spleen, where it would otherwise get removed from the body.
Back in the 90s, scientists found that pinching this spot can activate nerves that lead to the spleen, which produces immune cells and is a major regulator of inflammation.
But she did not choose to dignify his spleen by replying to it.
MAVERICKSWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
The liver and the spleen were large; the former peculiarly yellow and oily.
Cases of splenectomy of this kind are transitional to the chronic diseases of the spleen.
But I forbear to vent my spleen on objects so much beneath my indignation.
An obstruction in the spleen, the liver, or the vena portae.
THE APPROACH TO PHILOSOPHYRALPH BARTON PERRY
An atrabilious monk in his garret vented his spleen with more than usual acrimony, and the world applauded.
Abscess in the spleen occasionally occurs, usually in association with infective endocarditis or with general pyaemia.
They perhaps were not favorites of the fair, and in revenge vented all their envy and spleen against them.

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