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An alternate term for spleen and more common to use spleno-.

lien accessorius: accessory spleen.

lien mobilis: floating spleen.

lien succenturiatus: accessory spleen.

Origin: L. Lien 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.