Meaning of splenitis in English:


Pronunciation /splɪˈnʌɪtɪs/


mass nounMedicine
  • Inflammation of the spleen.

    ‘General autopsy findings were significant for candidal bronchopneumonia and splenitis, hepatic granulomas consistent with chronic transfusion therapy, and bilateral renal glomerulosclerosis.’
    • ‘A search of the literature revealed scant testing of the alleged association of acute splenitis with systemic infection and no criteria for diagnosing acute splenitis.’
    • ‘At autopsy, mild acute splenitis and recurrent nodular sclerosis Hodgkin disease were found in fibrosed mediastinal nodes.’