Laurence-Moon-Bardet-Biedl syndrome Lau·rence-Moon-Bardet-Biedl syndrome (lôr’əns-mōōn’-)
A combination of the Laurence-Moon syndrome and the Bardet-Biedl syndrome.
[lawr-uh ns, lor-] /ˈlɔr əns, ˈlɒr-/ noun 1. Physics. a shimmering effect seen over a hot surface, such as a pavement or roadway, on a clear and calm day, caused by the irregular refraction of light. Compare (def 4). [lawr-uh ns, lor-] /ˈlɔr əns, ˈlɒr-/ noun 1. a male given name, form of . /ˈlɒrəns/ […]
- Laurence-moon syndrome
Laurence-Moon syndrome n. An inherited syndrome attributed to recessive mutations of two genes on the same chromosome and characterized by mental retardation, pigmentary retinopathy, hypogenitalism, and spastic paraplegia.
[law-rahn-san] /lɔ rɑ̃ˈsɛ̃/ noun 1. Marie [ma-ree] /maˈri/ (Show IPA), 1885–1956, French painter, lithographer, and stage designer.
[lawr-uh nz, lor-] /ˈlɔr ənz, ˈlɒr-/ noun 1. Henry, 1724–92, South Carolina and U.S. Revolutionary political leader: president of the Continental Congress 1777–78. 2. a town in central South Carolina. [lawr-uh n, lor-] /ˈlɔr ən, ˈlɒr-/ noun 1. a female given name. /ˈlɔːrən/ noun 1. Ralph. born 1939, US fashion designer