leprostatic lep·ro·stat·ic (lěp’rə-stāt’ĭk)
Having the capability to inhibit the growth of Mycobacterium leprae.
[lep-ruh s] /ˈlɛp rəs/ adjective 1. Pathology. affected with . 2. of or resembling . 3. Botany, Zoology. covered with scales. /ˈlɛprəs/ adjective 1. having leprosy 2. relating to or resembling leprosy 3. (biology) a less common word for leprose adj. early 13c., leprus, from Old French lepros (Modern French lépreux), from Late Latin leprosus, […]
[lep-see-oo s] /ˈlɛp siˌʊs/ noun 1. Karl Richard [kahrl rikh-ahrt] /kɑrl ˈrɪx ɑrt/ (Show IPA), 1810–84, German philologist and Egyptologist.
1. a combining form meaning “seizure,” used in the formation of compound words: epilepsy. combining form 1. indicating a seizure or attack: catalepsy -lepsy or -lepsis suff. Seizure: narcolepsy.
1. a combining form meaning “thin,” “fine,” “slight,” used in the formation of compound words: leptophyllous. combining form 1. fine, slender, or slight: leptosome lepto- or lept- pref. Slender; thin; fine: leptocyte.