Leishmania tropica Leishmania trop·i·ca (trŏp’ĭ-kə)
The protozoan that includes subspecies that cause anthroponotic cutaneous leishmaniasis.
[lee-ster] /ˈli stər/ noun 1. a spearlike implement having three or more prongs, for use in spearing fish. verb (used with object) 2. to spear (fish) with a leister. /ˈliːstə/ noun 1. a spear with three or more prongs for spearing fish, esp salmon verb 2. (transitive) to spear (a fish) with a leister
[lee-zher, lezh-er] /ˈli ʒər, ˈlɛʒ ər/ noun 1. freedom from the demands of work or duty: She looked forward to retirement and a life of leisure. 2. time free from the demands of work or duty, when one can rest, enjoy hobbies or sports, etc.: Most evenings he had the leisure in which to follow […]
- Leisure centre
noun 1. a building designed to provide facilities for a range of leisure pursuits, such as a sports hall, café, and meeting rooms
- Leisure class
The rich, so called because they can afford not to work. The term was made current by the economist Thorstein Veblen in his book The Theory of the Leisure Class.