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Wiktionary

  1. spleennoun

    Synonyms:
    milt

  2. spleennoun

    In vertebrates, including humans, a ductless vascular gland, located in the left upper abdomen near the stomach, which destroys old red blood cells, removes debris from the bloodstream, acts as a reservoir of blood, and produces lymphocytes.

    Synonyms:
    milt

  3. spleennoun

    A bad mood; spitefulness.

    Synonyms:
    milt

Princeton's WordNet

  1. spleen, liennoun

    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

    Synonyms:
    quick temper, irascibility, short temper, lien

  2. irascibility, short temper, spleen, quick tempernoun

    a feeling of resentful anger

    Synonyms:
    quick temper, short temper, irascibility, lien

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. spleennoun

    Synonyms:
    (Anat.) milt

  2. spleennoun

    Synonyms:
    anger, spite, animosity, gall, rancor, pique, malevolence, malignity, grudge, hatred, malice, ill humor, ill blood, bad blood

  3. spleennoun

    Synonyms:
    melancholy, despondency, hypochondria, dejection, depression, dumps, megrims, the dismals, the blues, blue devils

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. spleennoun

    Synonyms:
    milt, anger, spite, malice, choler, melancholy, depression

    Associated words:
    splenic, splenetic, splenography, splenology, splenotomy, splenitis, lienal, lienitis, splenalgia, splenocele, splenoid

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "spleen":

    splenic, rate

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How to use spleen in a sentence?

  1. Colin Crooks:

    There is some evidence that in some patients with untreated celiac disease the spleen does not work as well, which is important in fighting certain infections.

  2. Danny Davis:

    The biggest thing they are worried about right now are the pressure spikes in her brain, they removed her spleen and had part of her pancreas removed, but none of that should keep her from functioning normally.

  3. Melissa Ilardo:

    The spleen is a weird one, i hadn't really heard much about the spleen. I know that you can live without a spleen, so it was kind of like,' What is the spleen even doing ?'.

  4. Gail Demmler:

    CMV can affect the liver the spleen the bone marrow, lungs, heart, but the most devastating thing it can do is damage the brain, it causes brain damage, vision impairment, hearing loss … but it can affect any organ system.

  5. Cameron Walker:

    And instead of having a stomach on the left, which is normal, Marie Bentley stomach was on the right, marie Bentley liver, which normally occurs predominantly on the right, was predominantly on the left. Marie Bentley spleen was on the right side instead of its normal occurrence on the left. And then the rest of Marie Bentley digestive tract, the ascending colon, was inverted as well.

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