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Lien

Lien
An alternate term for spleen and more common to use spleno-.
lien accessorius: accessory spleen.
lien mobilis: floating spleen.
lien succenturiatus: accessory spleen.
Origin: L. Lien
a large dark-red oval organ on the left side of the body between the stomach and the diaphragm; produces cells involved in immune responses.


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