essential pentosuria n.
A benign inheritable disorder in which there is a regular execretion of pentoses in the urine, especially of xylulose. Also called primary pentosuria.
noun 1. any of a class of volatile oils obtained from plants, possessing the odor and other characteristic properties of the plant, used chiefly in the manufacture of perfumes, flavors, and pharmaceuticals. noun 1. any of various volatile organic oils present in plants, usually containing terpenes and esters and having the odour or flavour of […]
[e-stop-uh l] /ɛˈstɒp əl/ noun, Law. 1. a bar or impediment preventing a party from asserting a fact or a claim inconsistent with a position that party previously took, either by conduct or words, especially where a representation has been relied or acted upon by others. /ɪˈstɒpəl/ noun 1. (law) a rule of evidence whereby […]
[e-stop] /ɛˈstɒp/ verb (used with object), estopped, estopping. 1. Law. to hinder or prevent by estoppel. 2. Archaic. to stop. /ɪˈstɒp/ verb (transitive) -tops, -topping, -topped 1. (law) to preclude by estoppel 2. (archaic) to stop v. 1530s, from Anglo-French estopper “to stop, bar, hinder” (especially in a legal sense, by one’s own prior act […]