Ask anyone if they know what a spleen does, and nine out of ten times they'll probably either look at you with a blank stare or maybe say "it's one of those organs you don't really need." While it's true that a person can live without their spleen, this orange wedge-sized organ is pretty underrated. Oh yeah, and it can multiply into what's called accessory spleens.
No, It's Not A Throwaway Organ
They're Harmless And Unique
Written by Curiosity Staff January 13, 2017
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