[loo-kot-uh-mee] /luˈkɒt ə mi/
noun, plural leucotomies. Chiefly British Surgery.
the surgical operation of cutting some of the nerve fibres in the frontal lobes of the brain for treating intractable mental disorders See also lobotomy
leucotomy leu·cot·o·my (lōō-kŏt’ə-mē)
Variant of leukotomy.
leucovorin leu·co·vo·rin (lōō’kə-vôr’ĭn, lōō-kŏv’ər-ĭn) n. See folinic acid.
[look-truh] /ˈluk trə/ noun 1. a town in ancient Greece, in Boeotia: Thebans defeated Spartans here 371 b.c. /ˈluːktrə/ noun 1. an ancient town in Greece southwest of Thebes in Boeotia: site of a victory of Thebes over Sparta (371bc), which marked the end of Spartan military supremacy in Greece
[lood] /lud/ noun, plural leuds, leudes [loo-deez] /ˈlu diz/ (Show IPA) 1. a vassal or tenant in the early Middle Ages.
[loo] /lu/ noun, (sometimes lowercase) 1. See under . [en-kef-uh-lin] /ɛnˈkɛf ə lɪn/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. either of two pentapeptides that bind to morphine receptors in the central nervous system and have opioid properties of relatively short duration; one pentapeptide (Met enkephalin) has the amino acid sequence Tyr-Gly-Gly-Phe-Met and the other (Leu enkephalin) has the […]
1. variant of before a vowel. leuk- pref. Variant of leuko-.