abnormal proteins that occur in the nerve cells of the cerebral cortex and the basal ganglia, causing Parkinson’s disease and dementia
[leks] /lɛks/ noun, plural leges [lee-jeez; Latin le-ges] /ˈli dʒiz; Latin ˈlɛ gɛs/ (Show IPA) 1. 1 . 1. . 2. . [sah-loo s paw-poo-lee soo-prey-mah leks es-toh; English sey-luh s pop-yuh-lahy-soo-pree-muh leks es-toh] /ˈsɑ lʊs ˈpɔ pʊˌli suˈpreɪ mɑ lɛks ˈɛs toʊ; English ˈseɪ ləs ˈpɒp yəˌlaɪ sʊˈpri mə lɛks ˈɛs toʊ/ Latin. 1. […]
[lek-san] /ˈlɛk sæn/ Chemistry, Trademark. 1. a brand of hard, practically unbreakable polycarbonate resin, used for shatterproof windows and the like.
[lek-suh l] /ˈlɛk səl/ noun 1. Astronomy. a comet that passed closer to the earth than any other comet (1770), but now has an orbit that is too distant from the earth for it to be observed.
[lek-seem] /ˈlɛk sim/ noun, Linguistics. 1. a lexical unit in a language, as a word or base; vocabulary item. /ˈlɛksiːm/ noun 1. (linguistics) a minimal meaningful unit of language, the meaning of which cannot be understood from that of its component morphemes. Take off (in the senses to mimic, to become airborne, etc) is a […]