No matter what the consequences, as in I’m going to tell the truth about what happened, and let the chips fall where they may. This metaphoric term alludes to chopping wood and is usually joined to a statement that one should do what is right (that is, the woodcutter should pay attention to the main task of cutting logs and not worry about small chips). [ Late 1800s ]
[let-er-woo d] /ˈlɛt ərˌwʊd/ noun 1. .
leukopathia leu·ko·path·i·a (lōō’kō-pāth’ē-ə) n. See leukoderma.
[loo-koh-pi-dee-sis] /ˌlu koʊ pɪˈdi sɪs/ noun 1. an outward flow of white blood cells through a blood-vessel wall. leukopedesis leu·ko·pe·de·sis (lōō’kō-pĭ-dē’sĭs) n. The movement of white blood cells through the walls of capillaries and into the tissues.
leukonychia leu·ko·nych·i·a (lōō’kō-nĭk’ē-ə) n. The occurrence of white spots or patches under the nails due to the presence of air bubbles between the nail and its bed.