[loo-eez] /ˈlu iz/
noun (rare) (pl) lues
any venereal disease
lues lu·es (lōō’ēz)
n. pl. lues
lu·et’ic (-ět’ĭk) adj.
[loo-et-ik] /luˈɛt ɪk/ adjective, Pathology. 1. .
- Luetic mask
luetic mask n. A brownish-yellow pigmentation, occurring in blotches on the forehead, temples, and sometimes cheeks of patients with tertiary syphilis.
1. luteinized unruptured follicle 2. Luxembourg-franc
[luhf] /lʌf/ noun, Nautical. 1. the forward edge of a fore-and-aft sail. verb (used without object) 2. to bring the head of a sailing ship closer to or directly into the wind, with sails shaking. 3. (of a sail) to shake from being set too close to the wind: The sail luffed as we put […]