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Noun lien has 2 senses
  1. lien - the right to take another's property if an obligation is not discharged
    --1 is a kind of
    security interest
    --1 has particulars:
     artisan's lien; general lien; judgment lien; landlord's lien; mechanic's lien; tax lien; warehouseman's lien
  2. spleen, lien - a large dark-red oval organ on the left side of the body between the stomach and the diaphragm; produces cells involved in immune responses
    --2 is a kind of lymphatic tissue, lymphoid tissue
    --2 is a part of lymphatic system, systema lymphaticum
    --2 has parts:
     lienal artery, splenic artery, arteria lienalis; splenic vein, vena lienalis
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