The melt (frae Greek σπλήνsplḗn[1]) is an organ foond in virtually aw vertebrates. Seemilar in structur tae a muckle lymph node, it acts primarily as a bluid filter.

Melt
Visceral surface of Human Spleen.png
Human Spleen removed frae a cadaver
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Spleen
Details
PrecursorMesenchyme o dorsal mesogastrium
SystemImmune system (Lymphatic system & Mononuclear phagocyte system)
ArterySplenic artery
VeinSplenic vein
NerveSplenic plexus
Identifiers
LaitinLien
Greeksplḗn–σπλήν[1]
MeSHA10.549.700
Dorlands
/Elsevier
Spleen
TAA13.2.01.001
FMA7196
Anatomical terminology
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ReferencesEedit

  1. 1.0 1.1 σπλήν, Henry George Liddell, Robert Scott, A Greek-English Lexicon, on Perseus Digital Library