Sturge-Weber syndrome Sturge-Web·er syndrome (stûrj’wěb’ər)
A congenital syndrome characterized by a port-wine stain nevus in the distribution of the trigeminal nerve, homolateral meningeal angioma with intracranial calcification and neurologic signs, and angioma of the choroid, often with secondary glaucoma. Also called angiophacomatosis, encephalofacial angiomatosis, encephalotrigeminal angiomatosis, Sturge’s disease, Sturge-Weber disease.
noun 1. Russell, 1836–1909, U.S. architect and author.
noun 1. Snorri Sturluson.
[shtoo rm-ahp-tahy-loo ng] /ˈʃtʊərmˈɑpˌtaɪ lʊŋ/ noun 1. a political militia of the Nazi party, organized about 1923 and notorious for its violence and terrorism up to 1934, when it was purged and reorganized as an instrument of physical training and political indoctrination of German men; Brown Shirts. Sturmabteilung /ˈʃtʊrmˈaptailʊŋ/ noun 1. the full name of […]
- Sturm and drang
noun lit., storm and stress; turmoil; also Sturm und Drang Examples After the sturm and drang of the last two years, it was time to make a drastic change. Word Origin 1844