[loo-pyuh-lin] /ˈlu pyə lɪn/
the glandular hairs of the hop, Humulus lupulus, formerly used in medicine as a sedative.
a resinous powder extracted from the female flowers of the hop plant and used as a sedative
[loo-puh s] /ˈlu pəs/ noun, Pathology. 1. . 2. . [loo-puh s] /ˈlu pəs/ noun, genitive Lupi [loo-pahy] /ˈlu paɪ/ (Show IPA). Astronomy. 1. the Wolf, a southern constellation between Centaurus and Norma. /ˈluːpəs/ noun 1. any of various ulcerative skin diseases /ˈluːpəs/ noun (Latin genitive) Lupi (ˈluːpaɪ) 1. a constellation in the S hemisphere […]
- Lupus band test
lupus band test n. Abbr. LBT A direct immunofluorescent technique for demonstrating a band of immunoglobulins at the dermal-epidermal junction of the skin of patients with lupus erythematosus.
[er-uh-thee-muh-toh-suh s, -them-uh-] /ˌɛr əˌθi məˈtoʊ səs, -ˌθɛm ə-/ noun, Pathology. 1. any of several autoimmune diseases, especially systemic lupus erythematosus, characterized by red, scaly skin patches. /ˌɛrɪˌθiːməˈtəʊsəs/ noun 1. either of two inflammatory diseases of the connective tissue. Discoid lupus erythematosus is characterized by a scaly rash over the cheeks and bridge of the […]
- Lupus erythematosus cell
lupus erythematosus cell n. Abbr. LE cell A polymorphonuclear white blood cell that has ingested another cell’s nuclear material after that cell has been denatured by a substance present in the blood and bodily fluids of individuals who have systemic lupus erythematosus.