Definition of Spleen

An organ that is part of the hematopoietic and immune systems. It is composed of the white pulp and the red pulp and is surrounded by a capsule. It is located in the left hypochondriac region. Its functions include lymphocyte production, blood cell storage, and blood cell destruction.

Spleen is from the group

Organ

Other Names for Spleen

Spleen
Reticuloendothelial System, Spleen
Splenic
spleen

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