How to use Spleen in a sentence
Post mortem it is found in great abundance in the spleen and liver.
It was supposed in olden times to be the seat of ill-humour and melancholy, whence such phrases as "to have the spleen," to be out of temper, sulky, morose, "splenetic."
Where was his spleen, his contempt for life, his disillusionment?
In chronic cases the eventual effects are anaemia, melanosis, enlargement of the spleen and liver, and general cachexia.
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The accident as far as my memory can go back rendered the rider with various injuries including a ruptured spleen.
The Southwood Working Party had not thought that the risk justified labeling products containing spleen or brain, let alone banning them.
In July 1988 Spillers stopped using bovine spleen in its products and replaced it with liver.
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Conclusion Infection in patients with an absent or dysfunctional spleen remains largely preventable.Advertisement
I never had a waistline in the past but it was even more pronounced by my very large spleen.
Perhaps I should be asking, ' do you still own your own spleen?
The plan was to fuse white cells taken from mouse spleen with the cancerous cells.
In all cases of partial splenectomy, the spleen has regrown to its original size. ' he said.
It may here be stated that the non-striped muscular tissue of the bladder, the uterus and the spleen is also stimulated, as well as that of the iris (see below).Advertisement
Women beaten during pregnancy can suffer life-threatening ruptures of the uterus, liver and spleen.
We previously demonstrated the selective presence of 5T2MM cells in bone marrow and spleen of diseased mice.
People who have had their spleen removed will need to take medication to increase their body 's defense against infection.
A A small number of lupus patients undergo spleen removal.
These latter studies will require examination of spleen cells obtained from the mice at post-mortem.Advertisement
Liver and spleen volume decreased and bone structure improved.
However Dr. Kaplan lowers the dose as the children improve in their spleen size, blood counts and bones.
This was significant in that infectivity of spleen tissue with BSE agent could be shown once the species barrier had been passed.
Its bitterness is a tonic to liver and spleen function.
Whilst I 'm venting my spleen about the wood I have to comment on the tenon joints.Advertisement
The left retreats to pleasant dreams, the right to venting spleen.
He lost a kidney and spleen to the cancer, so I'd like to know if this can affect him in any way?
It's widely used to cleanse and restore balance to the pancreas, lymph system, and the spleen.
Likewise, the doctor will look for an enlarged spleen by pressing on (palpating) the abdomen; if the spleen is noticeably enlarged, ITP is not absolutely ruled out but is a less likely diagnosis.
About 10 percent of children with biliary atresia also have other associated congenital defects in blood vessels, heart, spleen, or intestines.Advertisement
The lymph system includes the spleen (an organ in the upper abdomen), the thymus (a small organ beneath the breastbone), and the tonsils (an organ in the throat).
Swollen gums, enlarged liver or spleen, bruises, or pinpoint red rashes all over the body are some of the signs of leukemia.
Red blood cells normally are removed and broken down in the spleen after about 120 days in circulation.
Infants are born with excess red blood cells that are rapidly recycled by the spleen and liver, releasing bilirubin.
Also known as invasive candidiasis, deep organ candidiasis is a serious systemic infection that can affect the esophagus, heart, blood, liver, spleen, kidneys, eyes, and skin.Advertisement
The infection spreads to the lymphatic system, respiratory system, liver, spleen, and throat.
Another cause of a low platelet count is an enlarged spleen.
Complications of liver enlargement may include internal hemorrhaging, accumulation of abdominal fluid (ascites), spleen enlargement, and liver failure.
These fat cells begin to crowd out healthy cells in the liver, spleen, bones, and nervous system.
The first signs of the disease include an enlarged liver and spleen, causing the abdomen to swell.Advertisement
In patients with types A and B NPD, there is a build-up of sphingomyelin in cells of the brain, liver, spleen, kidney, and lung.
Symptoms develop within the first few months of life and include poor appetite, failure to grow, enlarged liver and spleen, and the appearance of cherry red spots in the retina of the eye.
Type B develops in infancy or childhood with symptoms of mild liver or spleen enlargement and lung problems.
Symptoms begin in the first few weeks of life and include an enlarged liver and spleen, adrenal calcification (hardening of adrenal tissue due to deposits of calcium salts), and fatty stools.
Amyloidosis may affect the gastrointestinal tract, liver, spleen, heart, and (in males) testes, but its effects on the kidneys are of greatest concern.Advertisement
Other common problems include heart valve dysfunction, thickening of the heart muscle (cardiomyopathy), enlarged spleen and liver, clouding of the cornea, hearing loss, and carpal tunnel syndrome.
Most males with Hunter syndrome develop joint stiffness, chronic diarrhea, enlarged liver and spleen, heart valve problems, hearing loss, and kyphosis.
Complications that can occur with mononucleosis include a temporarily enlarged spleen or inflamed liver.
In rare instances, the spleen may rupture, producing sharp pain on the left side of the abdomen, a symptom that warrants immediate medical attention.
Additional symptoms of a ruptured spleen include light-headedness, rapidly beating heart, and difficulty breathing.Advertisement
Any strenuous activity, athletic endeavors, or heavy lifting should be avoided until the symptoms completely subside, since excessive activity may cause the spleen to rupture.
Symptoms are often apparent in infancy and include reddish urine and possibly an enlarged spleen.
Medical treatments such as removing the spleen or administering transfusions of red blood cells can create short-term benefits, but these treatments do not offer a cure.
The presence of a skin rash and an enlarged spleen suggests typhoid fever rather than a bacterial infection.
The stomach, intestines, liver, spleen, and kidneys can move into the chest cavity through this hole, which is most often on the left side.
Hemolytic anemia can enlarge the spleen, an organ that also produces red blood cells when necessary.
Production of cells by the spleen will increase to meet the demands of accelerated RBC destruction (hemolysis).
The child's breathing rate may be increased and, in advanced cases, the spleen or liver may be enlarged when palpated.
Thalassemia major may be treated with regular transfusions, surgical resection of the spleen to avoid its removal of RBCs from circulation, and sometimes iron chelation therapy.
Individuals who do not respond to medical therapy, may undergo surgery to remove the spleen, which controls the anemia in some individuals by helping to add more RBCs to the circulation.
Omphalocele may be minor, involving only a small portion of the intestines, or it may be severe with most of the abdominal organs, such as the intestines, liver, and spleen, outside the body.
The placenta, heart, liver, spleen, and adrenal glands may all become enlarged.
Severe anemia taxes other organs in the body such as the heart, spleen, and liver, which must work harder than usual.
This stress can lead to heart failure, as well as enlargement and other problems of the liver and spleen.
The idiopathic form most commonly occurs in children and is most likely the result of production of antibodies that cause destruction of platelets in the spleen and to a lesser extent the liver.
Mononucleosis-An infection, caused by the Epstein-Barr virus, that causes swelling of lymph nodes, spleen, and liver, usually accompanied by extremely sore throat, fever, headache, and intense long-lasting fatigue.
Common sites include the lungs, spleen, liver, mucous membranes, skin, and lymph nodes.
Swollen gums, an enlarged liver or spleen, bruises, or pinpoint red rashes all over the body are some of the signs of leukemia.
Low dose radiation therapy may be given to the whole body, or it may be used to alleviate the symptoms and discomfort due to an enlarged spleen and lymph nodes.
The spleen may be removed in a procedure called a splenectomy.
Radiation therapy, which involves the use of x rays or other high-energy rays to kill cancer cells and shrink tumors, may be used in some cases to reduce the discomfort and pain due to an enlarged spleen.
As the disease progresses, the spleen may be removed in an attempt to try to control the pain and to improve the blood counts.
Other abscesses that can develop from staph infection include those of the brain, heart, kidneys, liver, lungs, or spleen.
Other early symptoms may include enlarged tonsils; swelling of the liver and spleen; enlarged lymph nodes; or opportunistic infections.
As the doctor palpates or feels the child's abdomen, he or she will pay particular attention to the size of the spleen and liver.
Symptoms include swollen glands, liver, and spleen; fever; increased white blood cells; headache; fatigue; and sore throat.
About 10 percent of these babies will be born with obvious problems, including prematurity, lung problems, an enlarged liver and spleen, jaundice, anemia, low birth weight, small head size, and inflammation of the retina.
The liver, spleen, lungs, bone, skin, and sometimes the membrane surrounding the brain and spine (meninges) may be affected.
Their lymph nodes may be absent or larger than usual, and in some types of immune deficiency the spleen and liver may be enlarged.
B cells are produced in the bone marrow and carried to the spleen, lymph nodes, and other organs as they mature.
Some patients also have too few red blood cells (anemia) and an enlarged spleen (splenomegaly).
The spleen is sometimes removed to improve thrombocytopenia.
In individuals with WAS, however, removal of the spleen also increases the risk of certain types of infections.
The overproduction of erythroblasts can cause the liver and spleen to become enlarged, potentially causing liver damage or a ruptured spleen.
The spleen, appendix, and patches of lymphoid tissue in the intestinal tract are also parts of the immune system.
Parts of the body - Yin organ is the spleen.
Chinese physicians prescribed kombucha tea to cure a variety of ailments, especially stomach and spleen problems.
Accordingly, it also governs the digestive organs in the body and particularly the spleen, bringing cleansing to the spiritual body.
Common side effects include nausea, vomiting, constipation, diarrhea, protein deficiency, vitamin and mineral deficiencies, heartburn, abdominal pain, injury to the spleen, band slippage or erosion.
In the interior organs there are indications of a compensating accumulation of blood, such as swelling of the spleen, engorgement (very rarely rupture) of the heart, with a feeling of oppression in the chest, and a copious flow of clear and watery urine from the congested kidneys.
The malarial cachexia that follows definite attacks of ague consists in a state of ill-defined suffering, associated with a sallow skin, enlarged spleen and liver, and sometimes.
These infarcts are most common in organs provided with a terminal circulation, such as prevails in the kidney and spleen.
The parasites are frequently more numerous in the spleen, bone-marrow, kidneys, &c., than elsewhere, and it has been found that multiplication goes on rather more actively in the capillaries of these organs.
In this way secondary abscesses, secondary tubercle glanders and nodules, &c., result; in typhoid fever there is secondary invasion of the mesenteric glands, and clumps of bacilli are also found in internal organs, especially the spleen, though there may be little tissue change around them.
The amount of iron existing in the human blood is only 38 gr.; therefore, when an excess of iron is absorbed, part is excreted immediately by the bowel and kidneys, and part is stored in the liver and spleen.
The liver, spleen, kidneys and bladder were not palpable.
Brain, spleen, marrow and peripheral blood morphological research was also carried out under the same conditions of animal RF EMF irradiation.
The update indicated that experimental BSE in sheep had been transmitted to mice through the intracerebral inoculation of infected spleen material.
Surely ' Country Classics ' does a better job of venting your spleen than a barrage of tuneless indie dirge.
Nonlinear elasticity seems to provide a good framework for modeling, and gives a good fit to data for spleen tissue.
There is degeneration of cardiac ventral epicardium and toxic cardiac necrosis, especially of the atrial lining with damage to spleen and heart.
The use of such epithets may relieve the spleen, but it teaches us nothing.
In relation to the analysis for micronuclei in peripheral erythrocytes, it was noted that the spleen could have removed damaged cells.
Rarely worms invade the abdominal cavity, causing granulomas of the liver, ovary, kidney, spleen, and lung.
His spleen is now hard to find and he has had no major bone infarcts since starting treatment.
Even a single fragment can rupture the spleen, or cause the intestines to explode.
He requires a laparotomy for a suspected ruptured spleen.
Serious Condition The pediatrician examined Sam and discovered his hugely enlarged spleen and swollen liver.
At post-mortem get enlarged lymph nodes (mesenteric and abdominal) and focal necrosis of the liver and spleen.
Lungs, hilar lymph nodes, and spleen are removed at autopsy for tuberculosis culture and histology.
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Toward the end she had an enlarged spleen, pains, fever, pains toward the shoulder.
Hypersplenism is characterized by the collection (sequestration) of platelets in the spleen.
Under abnormal conditions these cells affect skin, bone, and the pituitary gland as well as the lungs, intestines, liver, spleen, bone marrow, and brain.
Individuals with this more severe form of the disease may also have an increased chance of requiring removal of an enlarged and/or overactive spleen.
The spleen and liver are always enlarged, the former to sometimes twice or thrice its natural size.
The pancreas has two lobes or branches, a long one passing to the left and reaching the spleen, and a shorter right lobe.
Sleep may overtake the patient in the midst of the sweating stage, and he awakes, not without some feeling of what he has passed through, but on the whole well, with the temperature fallen almost or altogether to the normal, or it may be even below the normal; the pulse moderate and full; the spleen again of its ordinary size; the urine that is passed after the paroxysm deposits a thick brick-red sediment of urates.
Melanine particles formed in the spleen in malaria, which pass along with the blood through the liver, are appropriated by the endothelial cells of the hepatic capillaries, and are found embedded within their substance.
In post-mortem examination, the most obvious pathological lesion is hypertrophy of the spleen, which may be very pronounced; the lymphatic glands in the neck, inguinal region, &c., are also often greatly swollen.
In the one case they are entirely restricted to the neighbourhood of the boil or ulcer, whereas in the other there is a general infection of the body, the organisms spreading to all parts and being met with in the spleen, liver, bone-marrow, &c., and (rarely) in the peripheral circulation.
In some it is very marked, for example in some viscera, the spleen, the bladder, the ureter, the uterus, the intestine, and especially in the heart.
It is also found in the thymus gland of calves and in the spleen of cattle.
The spleen continues to enlarge; the urine is now scanty and high-coloured; the body temperature is high, but the highest temperatures occur during the chill; there is considerable thirst; and there is the usual intellectual unfitness, and it may be confusion, of the feverish state.
The part of the spleen in the motley group of dyspepsias and anaemias, conspicuous as it often is, still remains very enigmatic.
In the case of diphtheria Sidney Martin obtained toxic albumoses in the spleen, which he considered were due to the digestive action of an enzyme formed by the bacillus in the membrane and absorbed into the circulation.
Just as she needed to work off her spleen so she had sometimes to exercise her still-existing faculty of thinking--and the pretext for that was a game of patience.
The bird's liver receives nearly all the blood from the stomach, gut, pancreas and spleen, as well as from the left liver itself, into the right hepatic lobe, by a right and left portal vein.