Worder - English dictionary
Worder Dictionary

All English words - page 2831

Meanings of Lepospondyli:

noun

An early fossil amphibian of the carboniferous and permian periods, distinguished by vertebrae shaped liked hourglasses.

Usage examples:

In some lepospondyls, and in frogs and salamanders, the surangular is absent.

Meanings of Lepospondylous:

noun

An early fossil amphibian of the carboniferous and permian periods, distinguished by vertebrae shaped liked hourglasses.

Usage examples:

In some lepospondyls, and in frogs and salamanders, the surangular is absent.

Meanings of Lepra:

noun

= "leprosy".

Leprechaun

ˈlep.rə.kɔːn

Meanings of Leprechaun:

noun

(in irish folklore) a small, mischievous sprite.

Usage examples:

In fact, all i knew about celtic folklore consisted of one silly story about a leprechaun.

Leprechauns

ˈlep.rə.kɔːn

Meanings of Leprechauns:

noun

(in irish folklore) a small, mischievous sprite.

Usage examples:

In fact, all i knew about celtic folklore consisted of one silly story about a leprechaun.

Meanings of Leproid:

adjective

Resembling leprosy or its symptoms.

Lepromatous

lɛˈprəʊmətəs

Meanings of Lepromatous:

adjective

Relating to or denoting the more severe of the two principal forms of leprosy, marked by thickening of the skin and nerves, the formation of lumps on the skin, and often severe loss of feeling and paralysis leading to disfigurement.

Usage examples:

Borderline leprosy shows an intermediate appearance between the tuberculoid and lepromatous types.

Leprosarium

ˌlɛprəˈsɛːrɪəm

Meanings of Leprosarium:

noun

A hospital for people with leprosy.

Usage examples:

Now leprosariums have been built to help lepers to live normal lives with other able-bodied people.

Leprosariums

ˌlɛprəˈsɛːrɪəm

Meanings of Leprosariums:

noun

A hospital for people with leprosy.

Usage examples:

Now leprosariums have been built to help lepers to live normal lives with other able-bodied people.

Meanings of Leprose:

adjective

Having a scaly or powdery appearance; lepidote; especially designating crustose lichens in which the surface of the thallus is granular or powdery.

Meanings of Leprosed:

adjective

Made leprous; affected with leprosy. also figurative: tainted; shunned.

Meanings of Leproseries:

noun

Leprosarium.

Meanings of Leprosery:

noun

Leprosarium.

Meanings of Leprosied:

adjective

Affected with leprosy, leprous. originally and chiefly figurative: tainted, vilely affected.

Meanings of Leprosity:

noun

Leprosy.

Leprosy

ˈlep.rə.si

Meanings of Leprosy:

noun

A contagious disease that affects the skin, mucous membranes, and nerves, causing discoloration and lumps on the skin and, in severe cases, disfigurement and deformities. leprosy is now mainly confined to tropical africa and asia.

Usage examples:

The most severe form of leprosy produces large disfiguring nodules, or lumps.

Leprous

ˈlɛprəs

Meanings of Leprous:

adjective

Suffering from leprosy.

Usage examples:

By 724 bc the leprous king uzziah of judah had not been seen for a while and finally in that year h…

Meanings of Leprously:

adverb

In a manner suggestive of leprosy.

Meanings of Leprousness:

noun

A state or quality suggestive of leprosy; taintedness, impurity; contagion.

Meanings of Lepta:

noun

A former monetary unit of greece used only in calculations, worth one hundredth of a drachma.

Leptocephalic

ˌlɛptə(ʊ)sɪˈfalɪk

Meanings of Leptocephalic:

adjective

Narrow-skulled.

Usage examples:

The leptocephalous larvae travel back to freshwater habitats in taiwan, mainland china, korea, and …

Leptocephalous

ˌlɛptə(ʊ)sɪˈfalɪk

Meanings of Leptocephalous:

adjective

Narrow-skulled.

Usage examples:

The leptocephalous larvae travel back to freshwater habitats in taiwan, mainland china, korea, and …

Leptokurtic

ˌlɛptə(ʊ)ˈkəːtɪk

Meanings of Leptokurtic:

adjective

(of a frequency distribution or its graphical representation) having greater kurtosis than the normal distribution; more concentrated about the mean.

Meanings of Leptomeninges:

plural noun

The inner two meninges, the arachnoid and the pia mater, between which circulates the cerebrospinal fluid.

Usage examples:

Arachnoid and pia are also called leptomeninges (thin membranes).

Leptomeninx

ˌlɛptəʊmɪˈnɪndʒiːz

Meanings of Leptomeninx:

noun

The inner two meninges, the arachnoid and the pia mater, between which circulates the cerebrospinal fluid.

My Worder

Please register or authorize in order to use all the features of our service.

Random words from our English dictionary

Learn English words everywhere!

All our English words and phrases are available for learning for free in our mobile application.