WONDER #666: What is a Spleen?
Question 1 of 3
What was the main idea of this Wonder?
- The spleen is located in the abdomen.
- Many organs of the body are very important, including the spleen, heart, and pancreas.
- The spleen is a bodily organ that plays an important part in your immune and lymphatic systems.
- People can live without a spleen, but may be more likely to get infections.
Question 2 of 3
The spleen collects _____________ that are old or not working properly.
- red blood cells
- digestive cells
Question 3 of 3
The surgery to remove the spleen is called a _____________________.
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