leukonychia leu·ko·nych·i·a (lōō’kō-nĭk’ē-ə)
The occurrence of white spots or patches under the nails due to the presence of air bubbles between the nail and its bed.
- Leukopenic index
leukopenic index n. A number indicating a significant decrease in the white blood cell count after ingestion of food to which a person is hypersensitive.
- Leukopenic leukemia
leukopenic leukemia n. A form of lymphocytic leukemia, granulocytic leukemia, or monocytic leukemia in which the number of white blood cells in the blood is normal or only slightly low.
- Leukoplakia vulvae
leukoplakia vulvae leukoplakia vul·vae (vŭl’vē) n. A patchy, white, atrophic thickening and keratinization of the vulvar epithelium, associated with papillary hypertrophy.
[loo-kuh-pley-kee-uh] /ˌlu kəˈpleɪ ki ə/ noun, Pathology. 1. a disorder of a mucous membrane characterized by one or more white patches, occurring most commonly on the cheek, tongue, vulva, or penis: often medically insignificant but sometimes becoming malignant. leukoplakia leu·ko·pla·ki·a (lōō’kə-plā’kē-ə) n. A condition characterized by white spots or patches on mucous membranes, especially of […]