Lennox-Gastaut syndrome Len·nox-Gas·taut syndrome (lěn’əks-gā-stō’, -gä-)
A generalized myoclonic astatic epilepsy that occurs in children as a result of various cerebral afflictions such as perinatal hypoxia, cerebral hemorrhage, encephalitis, and maldevelopment or metabolic disorders of the brain; it is characterized by mental retardation and generalized tonic seizures or akinetic attacks. Also called Lennox syndrome.
[len-ee] /ˈlɛn i/ noun 1. a male given name, form of .
[luh-nwar for 1; luh-nawr, -nohr for 2] /ləˈnwar for 1; ləˈnɔr, -ˈnoʊr for 2/ noun 1. Jean Joseph Étienne [zhahn zhoh-zef ey-tyen] /ʒɑ̃ ʒoʊˈzɛf eɪˈtyɛn/ (Show IPA), 1822–1900, French inventor. 2. a town in W North Carolina. Lenoir (lě-nwär’) French inventor who in 1859 constructed the first practical internal-combustion engine, which was fueled by coal […]
[luh-nawr, -nohr] /ləˈnɔr, -ˈnoʊr/ noun 1. a female given name, form of .
[lenz] /lɛnz/ noun, plural lenses. 1. a piece of transparent substance, usually glass, having two opposite surfaces either both curved or one curved and one plane, used in an optical device in changing the convergence of light rays, as for magnification, or in correcting defects of vision. 2. a combination of such pieces. 3. some […]