What organ is under a spleen?
The spleen is located just above your stomach in the upper-left part of your abdomen. It is protected by your rib cage.
The right kidney sits under the liver, the largest internal organ. So it's lower down (2-8cm lower) than the left kidney which is under the spleen, a much smaller organ. The tops of the spleen and liver are pretty much in line due to the diaphragm, which is why where their lower borders are makes such a difference.
There is no one specific organ that takes over the functions of the spleen, rather their are several tissues in the body that are able to pick up some of the important functions of the spleen, for example the recycling of red blood cells. Yes that is true, but, once the spleen is gone, the liver takes over most of the fuctions that the spleen used to do.
What Is the Spleen? The spleen is an elongated organ located in the abdomen. Though not essential for life, the spleen performs important functions related to the blood and lymph systems. The spleen filters the blood and participates in various immune functions. Where Is the Spleen Located? The spleen is located near the stomach in the left forward part of the abdomen. The exact location of the spleen depends upon its size and shape and…