[nee-muh n-pik] /ˈni mənˈpɪk/
a rare, hereditary lipid-storage disease, occurring primarily among Ashkenazic Jews, in which abnormal lipid metabolism results in enlargement of the liver, spleen, and lymph nodes, and in progressive mental and physical deterioration.
Niemann-Pick disease n.
An inherited disorder of lipid metabolism characterized by gastrointestinal disturbances and enlargement and abnormalities of blood-forming organs; it occurs primarily in infants of eastern European Jewish descent and it leads to early death. Also called Pick’s disease2, sphingomyelin lipidosis.
[nee-muh n; Polish nye-men] /ˈni mən; Polish ˈnyɛ mɛn/ noun 1. a river in the W Soviet Union in Europe, flowing into the Baltic: called Memel in its lower course. 565 miles (910 km) long. /ˈnjɛmɛn/ noun 1. the Polish name for the Neman
[nee-mahy-er] /ˈni maɪ ər/ noun 1. Oscar, 1907–2012, Brazilian architect. /ˈniːˌmaɪə/ noun 1. Oscar. 1907–2012, Brazilian architect. His work includes many buildings in Brasília, esp the president’s palace (1959) and the cathedral (1964)
[nee-mœ-luh r] /ˈni mœ lər/ noun 1. Martin [mahr-teen] /ˈmɑr tin/ (Show IPA), 1892–1984, German Lutheran clergyman: resisted Nazism.
[nyeps] /nyɛps/ noun 1. Joseph Nicéphore [zhaw-zef nee-sey-fawr] /ʒɔ zɛf ni seɪˈfɔr/ (Show IPA), 1765–1833, French inventor. /French njeps/ noun 1. Joseph-Nicéphore (jozɛfnisefor). 1765–1833, French inventor. He produced the first photographic image (1816) and the first permanent camera photograph (1826)