HyperDic: spleen

English > 2 senses of the word spleen:
NOUNbodyspleen, liena large dark-red oval organ on the left side of the body between the stomach and the diaphragm
feelingspleen, irascibility, short temper, quick tempera feeling of resentful anger / anger
spleen > pronunciation
Soundsspliy'n
RhymesAberdeen ... wolverine / Wolverine: 192 rhymes with iyn...
English > spleen: 2 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningA large dark-red oval organ on the left side of the body between the stomach and the diaphragm; produces cells involved in immune responses.
Synonymlien
Part oflymphatic system, systema lymphaticumThe interconnected system of spaces and vessels between body tissues and organs by which lymph circulates throughout the body
Partslienal artery, splenic artery, arteria lienalisAn artery that originates from the celiac trunk and supplies blood to the spleen
splenic vein, vena lienalisA vein formed by several small veins on the surface of the spleen
Broaderlymphatic tissue, lymphoid tissuetissue making up the lymphatic system
Spanishbazo
Catalanmelsa
Adjectivessplenic, spleneticof or relating to the spleen
English > spleen: 2 senses > noun 2, feeling
MeaningA feeling of resentful anger / anger.
Synonymsirascibility, short temper, quick temper
Broaderbad temper, ill temperA persisting angry mood
Spanishiracundia, irascibilidad
Catalaniracúndia, irascibilitat
Adjectivesspleneticvery irritable

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