Lesch-Nyhan syndrome Lesch-Ny·han syndrome (lěsh’nī’ən)
A metabolic disorder that occurs in males and is associated with an enzyme deficiency and is characterized by hyperuricemia and uric acid urolithiasis, choreoathetosis, mental retardation, spastic cerebral palsy, and self-mutilation of fingers and lips by biting.
[lez, leez] /ˈlɛz, liz/ noun 1. Law. 2. an attack on any custom, institution, belief, etc., held sacred or revered by numbers of people: Her speech against Mother’s Day was criticized as lese majesty. /ˈliːzˈmædʒɪstɪ/ noun 1. any of various offences committed against the sovereign power in a state; treason 2. an attack on authority […]
[lez-gee-uh n, les-] /ˈlɛz gi ən, ˈlɛs-/ noun 1. .
[ley gœ] /leɪ ˈgœ/ noun 1. a league of Dutch and Flemish patriots, composed chiefly of nobles and formed in 1566 to resist the introduction of the Spanish Inquisition into the Netherlands. 2. (later) any of various Dutch or Flemish partisan groups organized to gain independence for the Netherlands from Spain.
[ley al] /leɪ ˈal/ noun 1. (formerly) the large, central, wholesale food market area of Paris, France.