fucosidosis fu·co·si·do·sis (fyōō-kō’sĭ-dō’sĭs)
An inherited metabolic storage disease caused by a deficiency of alpha-fucosidase and the accumulation of glycolipids that contain fructose, and marked by progressive neurologic deterioration, spasticity, tremor, and mild skeletal changes.
[fyoo-koh-zan-thin] /ˌfyu koʊˈzæn θɪn/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. a brown carotenoid pigment occurring in brown algae, diatoms, and dinoflagellates. /ˌfjuːkəʊˈzænθɪn/ noun 1. a carotenoid pigment that gives brown algae and diatoms their colour: functions in photosynthesis. Formula: C40H56O6 or C40H60O6 fucoxanthin (fy’kō-zān’thĭn) A brown or olive-green carotenoid pigment, C40H60O6, found in brown algae.
[fyoo-kuh s] /ˈfyu kəs/ noun, plural fuci [fyoo-sahy] /ˈfyu saɪ/ (Show IPA), fucuses. 1. any olive-brown seaweed or alga of the genus Fucus, having branching fronds and often air bladders. /ˈfjuːkəs/ noun (pl) -ci (-saɪ), -cuses 1. any seaweed of the genus Fucus, common in the intertidal regions of many shores and typically having greenish-brown […]
[fuhd] /fʌd/ noun, Slang. 1. a fuddy-duddy. n. “backside, buttocks,” 1785, a Scottish and Northern dialect word of unknown origin, perhaps from Scandinavian. jargon /fuhd/ An acronym invented by Gene Amdahl after he left IBM to found his own company: “FUD is the fear, uncertainty, and doubt that IBM sales people instill in the minds […]
[fuhd-l] /ˈfʌd l/ verb (used with object), fuddled, fuddling. 1. to muddle or confuse: a jumble of sounds to fuddle the senses. 2. to make drunk; intoxicate. verb (used without object), fuddled, fuddling. 3. to tipple. noun 4. a confused state; muddle; jumble. /ˈfʌdəl/ verb 1. (transitive; often passive) to cause to be confused or […]