- - congestive s. enlargement of the spleen due to passive congestion; sometimes used as a synonym for Banti syndrome.- Egyptian s. term sometimes used as a synonym for schistosomiasis mansoni, although hepatomegaly and fibrosis are more consistently found than is an enlarged spleen.- hyperreactive malarious s. a syndrome characterized by persistent s., exceptionally high serum IgM and malaria antibody levels, and hepatic sinusoidal lymphocytosis; believed to be a disturbance in the T-lymphocyte control of the humoral response to recurrent malaria. SYN: tropical s. syndrome.- tropical s. SYN: visceral leishmaniasis.
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splenomegaly — /splee neuh meg euh lee, splen euh /, n. Pathol. enlargement of the spleen. Also, splenomegalia /splee noh meuh gay lee euh, gayl yeuh, splen oh /. [1895 1900; SPLENO + MEGALY] * * * ▪ pathology enlargement of the spleen, the abdominal… … Universalium
splenomegalia — sple·no·me·ga·lia (sple″no mə gaґle ə) splenomegaly … Medical dictionary