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sple·nec·to·my

 (splĭ-nĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. sple·nec·to·mies
Surgical removal of the spleen.

sple·nec′to·mize′ (-mīz′) v.
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splenectomize

(splɪˈnɛktəˌmaɪz) or

splenectomise

vb (tr)
(Surgery) to remove the spleen from
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