labyrinthotomy lab·y·rin·thot·o·my (lāb’ə-rĭn-thŏt’ə-mē)
Incision into the labyrinth of the ear.
[lak] /læk/ noun 1. a resinous substance deposited on the twigs of various trees in southern Asia by the female of the lac insect: used in the manufacture of varnishes, sealing wax, etc., and in the production of a red coloring matter. Compare (defs 1, 2). [lahk] /lɑk/ noun 1. (in India) 2. the sum […]
[luh-kahn, ‐kahn] /ləˈkɑ̃, ‐ˈkɑn/ noun 1. Jacques, 1901–81, French philosopher and psychoanalyst. /French lakɑ̃/ noun 1. Jacques (ʒak). 1901–81, French psychoanalyst, who reinterpreted Freud in terms of structural linguistics: an important influence on poststructuralist thought
[lah-kuh-deev, lak-uh-] /ˈlɑ kəˌdiv, ˈlæk ə-/ plural noun 1. a group of islands and coral reefs in the Arabian Sea, off the SW coast of India. About 7 sq. mi. (18 sq. km).
[lak-uh-lith] /ˈlæk ə lɪθ/ noun, Geology. 1. a mass of igneous rock formed from magma that did not find its way to the surface but spread laterally into a lenticular body, forcing overlying strata to bulge upward. /ˈlækəlɪθ/ noun 1. a dome-shaped body of igneous rock between two layers of older sedimentary rock: formed by […]