a drug that, by blocking the action of the enzyme acetylcholinesterase in the cortex of the brain, has been used to slow down the cognitive decline that characterizes Alzheimer’s disease
[gal-uh n-teen, gal-uh n-teen] /ˈgæl ənˌtin, ˌgæl ənˈtin/ noun 1. a dish of boned poultry, wrapped in its skin and poached in gelatin stock, pressed, and served cold with aspic or its own jelly. /ˈɡælənˌtiːn/ noun 1. a cold dish of meat or poultry, which is boned, cooked, stuffed, then pressed into a neat shape […]
islands named for the tortoises (Spanish galapagos) who live there; discovered by Europeans in 1535.
/ˌɡæləˈʃiːlz/ noun 1. a town in SE Scotland, in central Scottish Borders. Pop: 14 361 (2001)
[gah-lah-tah] /ˈgɑ lɑ tɑ/ noun 1. the chief commercial section of Istanbul, Turkey. /ˈɡælətə/ noun 1. a port in NW Turkey, a suburb and the chief business section of Istanbul