Relating to the spleen and the kidney; denoting a ligament or fold of peritoneum extending between the two structures. SYN: lienorenal, splenonephric.

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spleno·re·nal .splen-ō-'rēn-əl adj of, relating to, or joining the splenic and renal veins or arteries <a \splenorenal shunt>

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sple·no·re·nal (sple″no-reґnəl) pertaining to the spleen and kidney, or to splenic and renal veins.

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