TITLE

autosplenectomy

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p207
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "autosplenectomy" is presented. Autosplenectomy refers to multiple infarcts of the spleen that cause it to become fibrotic and non-functioning; seen in sickle cell anemia. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F. A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.
ACCESSION #
21220521

 

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