Lejeune syndrome

Lejeune syndrome Le·jeune syndrome (lə-zhɶn’)
See cri-du-chat syndrome.


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    [len-i-tee] /ˈlɛn ɪ ti/ noun, plural lenities. 1. the quality or state of being mild or gentle, as toward others. 2. a lenient act. /ˈlɛnɪtɪ/ noun (pl) -ties 1. the state or quality of being lenient n. “softness,” early 15c., from Middle French lénité or directly from Latin lenitatem (nominative lenitas), from lenis “soft, mild” […]

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    [len-i-tiv] /ˈlɛn ɪ tɪv/ adjective 1. softening, soothing, or mitigating, as medicines or applications. 2. mildly laxative. noun 3. a lenitive medicine or application. 4. a mild laxative. 5. Archaic. anything that softens or soothes. /ˈlɛnɪtɪv/ adjective 1. soothing or alleviating pain or distress noun 2. (obsolete) a lenitive drug adj. early 15c., from Medieval […]

  • Lenition

    [li-nish-uh n] /lɪˈnɪʃ ən/ noun 1. Phonetics. a phonological process that weakens consonant articulation at the ends of syllables or between vowels, causing the consonant to become voiced, spirantized, or deleted. 2. Linguistics. a type of Celtic mutation that derives historically from phonological lenition.

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