[loo-kuh-trahy-een] /ˌlu kəˈtraɪ in/
a lipid, C 20 H 30 O 3 , produced by white blood cells in an immune response to antigens, that contributes to allergic asthma and inflammatory reactions.
one of a class of products of metabolic conversion of arachidonic acid; the active constituents of slow-reacting substance, responsible for bronchial constriction, contraction of smooth muscle, and inflammatory processes
leukotriene leu·ko·tri·ene (lōō’kə-trī’ēn’)
Any of a group of physiologically active substances that possibly function as mediators of inflammation and as participants in allergic responses.
peoples; nations, the last mentioned of the three sons of Dedan, and head of an Arabian tribe (Gen. 25:3).
- Leuprolide acetate
leuprolide acetate leu·pro·lide acetate (lōō’prō-līd’) n. A synthetic polypeptide analog of naturally occurring gonadotropin-releasing hormone used in the treatment of advanced prostate cancer.
[loo-rahy-kuh s, -ree-] /lʊˈraɪ kəs, -ˈri-/ noun 1. .
[loit-suh] /ˈlɔɪt sə/ noun 1. Emanuel Gottlieb [ih-man-yoo-uh l got-leeb;; German ey-mah-noo-el gawt-leep] /ɪˈmæn yu əl ˈgɒt lib;; German eɪˈmɑ nuˌɛl ˈgɔt lip/ (Show IPA), 1816–68, German painter in the U.S.