Lymphnodes vs Spleen - What's the difference?

lymphnodes | spleen |

As a noun spleen is



Not English

Lymphnodes has no English definition. It may be misspelled.

English words similar to 'lymphnodes':

lumpiness, lampooners, lumpinesses



(wikipedia spleen)


(en noun)
  • (anatomy, immunology) In vertebrates, including humans, a ductless vascular gland, located in the left upper abdomen near the stomach, which destroys old red blood cells, removes debris from the bloodstream, acts as a reservoir of blood, and produces lymphocytes.
  • A bad mood; spitefulness.
  • * Alexander Pope
  • In noble minds some dregs remain, / Not yet purged off, of spleen and sour disdain.
  • (obsolete, rare) A sudden motion or action; a fit; a freak; a whim.
  • * Shakespeare
  • A thousand spleens bear her a thousand ways.
  • (obsolete) Melancholy; hypochondriacal affections.
  • * Alexander Pope
  • Bodies changed to various forms by spleen .
  • * Wordsworth
  • There is a luxury in self-dispraise: / And inward self-disparagement affords / To meditative spleen a grateful feast.
  • A fit of immoderate laughter or merriment.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Thy silly thought enforces my spleen .


    * milt

    Derived terms

    * spleenful * spleenless * spleenlike * spleeny * splenectomy * splenetic * splenic * vent one's spleen


    (en verb)
  • (obsolete) To dislike.
  • (Bishop Hacket)