acatalasemia a·cat·a·la·se·mi·a (ā-kāt’ə-lā-sē’mē-ə)
Hereditary deficiency of catalase in the blood, often manifested by recurrent infection or ulceration of the gums and related oral structures. Also called acatalasia, Takahara’s disease.
not catalectic; complete. a verse having the complete number of syllables in the last foot. Historical Examples acatalectic, a-kat-a-lek′tik, adj. having the complete number of syllables as a verse: without defect. Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various Corresponding short trochaic lines result from the acatalectic trochaic tetrameter broken by leonine or […]
an ancient Skeptical view that no more than probable knowledge is available to human beings.
an ancient Skeptical view that no more than probable knowledge is available to human beings. Historical Examples There are in both three series of iambuses—the dimeter, the cataleptic trimeter, and the acataleptic. Myth and Science Tito Vignoli
acataphasia acataphasia a·cat·a·pha·si·a (ā-kāt’ə-fā’zē-ə, -zhə) n. Loss of the power to formulate a statement correctly. Historical Examples Agrammatism in child-language always appears in company with acataphasia, often also in insane persons. The Mind of the Child, Part II W. Preyer