lead encephalopathy n.
A rapidly developing encephalopathy caused by the ingestion of lead compounds and seen particularly in early childhood, marked by convulsion, delirium, hallucination, and other cerebral symptoms related to chronic lead poisoning. Also called lead encephalitis.
[led-n] /ˈlɛd n/ adjective 1. inertly heavy like ; hard to lift or move: a leaden weight; leaden feet. 2. dull, spiritless, or gloomy, as in mood or thought: leaden prose; a leaden atmosphere. 3. of a dull gray color: leaden skies. 4. oppressive; heavy: a leaden silence. 5. sluggish; listless: They moved at a […]
[lee-der] /ˈli dər/ noun 1. a person or thing that leads. 2. a guiding or directing head, as of an army, movement, or political group. 3. Music. 4. a featured article of trade, especially one offered at a low price to attract customers. Compare . 5. Journalism. 6. blank film or tape at the beginning […]
noun 1. Nautical. .
/ˈliːdəˌbɔːd/ noun 1. a board displaying the names and current scores of the leading competitors, esp in a golf tournament