Sawbones: The People vs. The Spleen

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This week on Sawbones, it's The Trial of The Century as Justin tries to prove to Sydnee once and for all that the spleen is useless. Take your seats, here comes the judge.

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Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

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The idea that the spleen is

The idea that the spleen is the Betty to the liver's Veronica is actually more appropriate than Justin might have realized. Go the the tvtropes page on the Four-Temperament Ensemble in Comics, and look for Archie. Betty and Veronica are listed as Melancholic and choleric, respectively.

eurgh, Sydnee's description

eurgh, Sydnee's description of the origin of black bile almost made me want to puke. Should not listen to this podcast right after dinner.

What does the spleen do?

A video I cam across while I was in medical school- remember what does the fox say?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aEi_4Cyx4Uw