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  1. leukoblast - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      leukoblast (lii'-lai-Ma.'.tl [leuko-; 0Xi<rrfe, a germ]. I. The germ of a leukocyte. 2. A cell in bonemarrow, of a type which is believed to develop into a red blood-corpuscle.
  2. leukocytoid - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      leukocytoid (l&'-ko-si-toyd) {leukocyte; cISoj, resemblance). Resembling a leukocyte.
  3. leukoencephalitis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      leukoencephalitis (lu-ko-en-sef-al-i'-tis) [leuko-; tyxtipa\ot, brain). An epizootic disease of horses characterized by drowsiness, imperfect vision, partial paralysis of the throat, twitching of the muscles of the shoulder, unsteady gait, and softening of the white substance of the frontal lobes; also called forage poisoning.
  4. limitans - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      limitans (lim'it-anz) [L. "limiting"]. Same as membrana limitans.
  5. limotherapy - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      limotherapy (lim-o-tker1-ap-e) [Xt*i9tpa* rtla, treatment]. The treatment of disease by partial or total deprivation of food. It has been used in the treatment of aneurysm.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      limother'apy [G. limos, hunger, + iherapeia, treatment.] Hunger-cure; treatment of disease by a restricted diet or absolute fasting.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      limother'apy [G. limos, hunger, + iherapeia, treatment.] Hunger-cure; treatment of disease by a restricted diet or absolute fasting.
  6. lingualis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      lingualis (ling-gwa'-lis). See muscles, table of.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      lingualis (ling-wa'lis) [L.]. See muscles, table of.
  7. linin - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      linin (li'-nin) \linum, flax]. I. A strongly purgative principle obtainable from Linum catkarticum, or purging flax. 2 In biology, minute threads extending between the individual microsomata (ids) in a cell-nucleus. The achromatin of the nuclear network; parachromatin, less correctly called nucleohyaloplasm.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      li'nin [L. linum, flax.] i. A bitter glucoside obtained from Linum catharticum. 3. The thread-like, non-staining (achromatic) substance forming the network of the cell-nucleus, containing in its meshes the nucleoplasm.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      li'nin. A peculiar drastic principle to which I.inum catharticum apparently owes its activity.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      li'nin [L. linum, flax.] i. A bitter glucoside obtained from Linum catharticum. 3. The thread-like, non-staining (achromatic) substance forming the network of the cell-nucleus, containing in its meshes the nucleoplasm.
  8. liparocele - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      liparocele (lip1-ar-o-sin [Xdoj. fat; «^xtj, a tumor]. A fatty tumor or cyst; a hernia containing fatty tissue.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      liparocele (lip-arVseT) [Gr. Xtrapij fat + 107X17 tumor]. A fatty scrotal tumor; also a hernia. containing fatty material, liparomphalus (lip-ar-om'fal-us) [Gr. XJroi fat
  9. lipin - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      lipin (li'-pin) \\ljrot, fat]. A general term for fats, fatty acids, lipoids, soaps, etc.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      lipin (li'pin) [G. lipos, fat.] A comprehensive term including lipoids, soaps, neutral fats, and fatty acids.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      lipin (li'pin) [G. lipos, fat.] A comprehensive term including lipoids, soaps, neutral fats, and fatty acids.
  10. lipoidemia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      li'poide'mia. The presence of lipoids in the blood.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      lipoidemia (li-poi-de'me-ah) [lipoid + Gr. al/ia blood]. The presence of lipoids in the blood.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      li'poide'mia. The presence of lipoids in the blood.
  11. lipoidosis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      lipoidosis (li-poy-do'sis). The pressure of anisotropic lipoids in the cells.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      lipoidosis (li-poi-do'sis). The presence of lipoids in the cells.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      lipoidosis (li-poy-do'sis). The pressure of anisotropic lipoids in the cells.
  12. lipostomy - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      lipostomy (lip-os'-to-me) [X«dr«i». to leave; <rri^a, mouth]. Atrophy of the mouth.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      lipos'tomy [G. Uip6, I lack, + stoma, mouth.] Congenital absence or smallness of the mouth.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      lipos'tomy [G. Uip6, I lack, + stoma, mouth.] Congenital absence or smallness of the mouth.
  13. lithectasy - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      lithectasy (lilh-ek'-tas-e) [XUot, a stone; It-roan, a stretching out]. Dilatation of the urethra and neck of the bladder for the removal of calculi.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      lithec'tasy [G. lithos, stone, + eklasis, a stretching out.] The urethral extraction of a vesical calculus after a preliminary dilatation of this canal.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      lithectasy (lith-ek'tas-e) [Gr. \tSm stone + feraffij extension]. The extraction of calculi through the mechanically dilated urethra.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      lithec'tasy [G. lithos, stone, + eklasis, a stretching out.] The urethral extraction of a vesical calculus after a preliminary dilatation of this canal.
  14. litholapaxy - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      litholapaxy (lilh-ol-ap-ak'-se) [litho-; Xd»ofu. removal]. An operation for crushing a stone in the bladder and removing the fragments at the same sitting.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      litholapaxy (lith-olrap-ak-se). The removal of a vesical calculus by first crushing it and subsequently washing out the fragments. [Gr., lithos, stone, I lapajcis, evacuation.]
  15. litholysis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      litholysis (lith-ol'-is-is). See lithodialysis.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      lithol'ysis [G. lithos, stone, + lysis, solution.] The dissolving of urinary calculi.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      lithol'ysis [G. lithos, stone, + lysis, solution.] The dissolving of urinary calculi.
  16. litholyte - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      litholyte (Httt'-o-lit) [litho-; Xiwir. to loose). A catheter used in thelitholytic treatment of calculi.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      lith'olyte. An Instrument for Injecting calculary solvents.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      lith'olyte. An Instrument for Injecting calculary solvents.
  17. lithuresis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      lithuresis (lith-H-re'-sis) [\t9os, a stone; o&pipm, urination]. The voiding of small calculi with the urine.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      lithure'sis [G. lithos, stone, + ouresis, urination.] The passage of gravel in the urine.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      lithure'sis [G. lithos, stone, + ouresis, urination.] The passage of gravel in the urine.
  18. lithuria - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      lithuria (lilh-u'-re-ah) [lithium; olpov, urine]. A condition marked by excess of lithic acid or its salts in the urine.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      lithuria. (lith-u're-ah) [Gr. \lOot stone -f ovpov urine]. Excess of uric acid or of urates in the urine.
  19. loasis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      loasis (lo'ah-sis). Infestation with Loa (Filaria) loa, giving rise probably to the condition called Calabar* swellings.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      loasis (lo'as-is). Infestation with Fila'ria lo'a.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      loasis (lo'ah-sis). Infestation with Loa (Filaria) loa, giving rise probably to the condition called Calabar* swellings.
  20. lobopodium - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      lobopodium (lo-bo-po'-de-um) [pi., lobopodia], A pseudopodium which is broad and thick. Cf. filopodium.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      lobopodium (lo-bo-po'de-um), pi. lobopo'dia. A thick, coarse pseudopodium. See filopodium.
  21. lobulus - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      lobulus (lob'-u-lus) [dim. of lotus; pi., lobuli}. A lobule. 1. auriculas, the lobe of the ear. 1. btventer, the biventral lobe. 1. caudatus, the tailed lobe of the liver that separates the right extremity of the transverse fissure from the commencement of the fissure for the inferior vena cava. lobuli cerebelli spinales, Gordon's name for amygdala cerebelli. 1. cerebelli timer, 1. gracilis, the slender lobe. 1. parietalis exterior or superior, the superior parietal gyms. 1. parietalis inferior, the subparietal gyms. 1. posteroparietalis, the ascending parietal gyrus. 1. quadratic, the square lobe upon the inferior surface of the right lobe of the liver, lobuli renales, the Malpighian pyramids. 1. rolandicus anterior, the ascending frontal gyrus. 1. rolandicus posterior, the ascending parietal gyrus. 1. Spigelii, the lobule projecting from the posterior portion of the inferior surface of the liver, lobuli testiculi, 1. testis, pyramidal or conoid lobules varying in size and number (350-400) and converging to the mediastinum, which make up the glandular substance of the testis. Each lobule consists of from one to six seminiferous tubules.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      lob'ulus [L. dim. of lobus lobe.] Lobule, a small lobe or subdivision of a lobe
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      lobulus (lob'u-lus), pi. lob'uli [L.]. A lobe, lob'uli tes'tis, the bodies which make up the testicle, consisting of convoluted seminiferous tubules.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      lob'ulus [L. dim. of lobus lobe.] Lobule, a small lobe or subdivision of a lobe
  22. lobus - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      lobus (lo'-bus) [i,., a lobe]. A lobe. Any welldefined, rounded part of an organ. 1. caudatus, the caudate lobe; see lobulus. 1. opertus, the insula of the brain. I. quadratus. See lobulus. 1. Spigelii, a prominent oblong lobe on the posterior surface of the liver.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      lo'bus [L.] Lobe.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      lo'bus. See lobe, lobl ccrebelll antcriores. The lobes which form the anterior and superior portion of the hemisphere of the cerebellum, lobl pulmonales. The lobes of the lung. 1. imliiionls Inferior accessorius. An anomalous lobe of the lower portion of the inferior lobe of the lung. lobl renlculi (seu rents). The separate lobes in the fetal kidney which later form the pyramids of Malpighi.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      lobus (lo'bus) (L.; Gr. Xo/36s]. A lobe. 1. biventra'lis, the cuneiform lobe of the cerebellum.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      lo'bus [L.] Lobe.
  23. logopathy - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      logopathy (log-op'-atk-e) [logo-; v-Mfot, disease]. A disease affecting the speech.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      logop'athy [G. logos, word, + pathos, suffering.] Aphasia or any speech disorder of cerebral origin.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      logop'athy [G. logos, word, + pathos, suffering.] Aphasia or any speech disorder of cerebral origin.
  24. loimology - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      loimology (loi-mol'-o-jc) [Xoi/i6c, plague; \tyot, science]. The science of contagious epidemic diseases.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      loimol'ogy. Lemology.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      loimology (loi-mol'o-je). See lemology.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      loimol'ogy. Lemology.
  25. loxia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      loxia (l«l:i'-r-iih). See lorticottis.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      lox'ia [G. loxos, slanting.] Wryneck, muscular torticollis.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      lox'ia [G. loxos, slanting.] Wryneck, muscular torticollis.
  26. loxotomy - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      loxotomy (loks-ot'-o-me) [X?(fo> oblique; rop4, A cutting]. Amputation by oblique section.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      loxot'omy [G. loxos, slanting, + tome, incision.] Amputation by means of an oblique incision through the soft parts; distinguished from a circular amputation.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      loxotomy (loks-ot'o-me). Amputation by oblique section. [Gr., loxos, oblique, + tome, a cutting.]
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      loxot'omy [G. loxos, slanting, + tome, incision.] Amputation by means of an oblique incision through the soft parts; distinguished from a circular amputation.
  27. luetin - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      luetin (lu'-et-in) [lues]. An extract of the killed cultures of several strains of the Treponema pallidum used in the Noguchi reaction for syphilis. 1.-reaction. See Noguchi reaction.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      lu'etin. A killed culture of Trepontma pallidum employed in the Noguchi cutireaction or luetin test for syphilis; see Noguchi* test (3).
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      lu'etin. A killed culture of Trepontma pallidum employed in the Noguchi cutireaction or luetin test for syphilis; see Noguchi* test (3).
  28. lumbus - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      lumbus (I,. ]. The loin.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      lumbus (lum'bus). Latin for loin.
  29. lupinosis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      lupinosis (lu-pin-o'-sis). See lathyrism.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      lupino'sis [L. lupinus, lupine.] Lathyrism.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      lupinosis (lu-pin-o'sis). A disease, often fatal, ascribed to poisoning by lupines or by the chickpea; lathyrism.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      lupino'sis [L. lupinus, lupine.] Lathyrism.
  30. lupoid - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      lupoid (lu'-poid). Having the nature of lupus. I. sycosis. See ulerytbema sycosiforme. See lupiform.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      lu'poid [L. lupus + G. eidos, resemblance.] Luplform.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      lupoid (lu'poid). Same as lupiform.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      lu'poid [L. lupus + G. eidos, resemblance.] Luplform.
  31. lupoma - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      lupoma (lu-f'n'-rmili). The primary nodule of lupus.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      lupo'ma. One of the tubercles of lupus vulgarts.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      lupoma (lu-po'mah) \lntm. + Gr. -uua tumor]. The nodosity whence lupus is developed.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      lupo'ma. One of the tubercles of lupus vulgarts.
  32. lupous - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      lupous (lu'-pus) [lupus, wolf]. Affected with or pertaining to lupus.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      lu'pous. Relating to lupus.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      lupous (lu'pus). Pertairling to lupus.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      lupous (lu'pus) [L. .'.-./"A;,,] Pertaining to or of the nature of lupus.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      lu'pous. Relating to lupus.
  33. lupulus - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      lupulus (lu'-pii-lus). See humulus.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      lupulus (lu'pu-lus) [L.]. Hops. See hops.
  34. lycopin - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      lycopin (li'-ko-pin) [Xfoot, wolf; «6f. foot]. A precipitate from a tincture of Lycopus virginicus, an astringent, styptic, sedative, and tonic. Dose from I to 4 grains.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      ly'copin. A resinous extract of lycopus, a brownish powder of bitter taste; employed as an Internal hemostatlc in doses of gr. 1-5 (0.06-0.3).
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      lycopin (li'ko-pin). A rcsinoid preparation from Lycopus nrgin'icus: used as a tonic and stimulant in diseases of the mucous membranes. Dose, 1-4 gr. (0.066-0.26 gm.).
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      ly'copin. A resinous extract of lycopus, a brownish powder of bitter taste; employed as an Internal hemostatlc in doses of gr. 1-5 (0.06-0.3).
  35. lymphadenoid - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      lymphadenoid (lim-fad'-en-oid) [lymph; adenoid]* Resembling, or of the nature of, a lymphatic g! mil or lymphatic tissue.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      lymphad'enoid [lymphaden + G. eidos, resemblance.] Relating to, or resembling, or derived from a lymph-node.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      lymphadenoid (lim-fad'en-oyd). Of the nature of a lymph node. [Lat., lympha, lymph, + aden, a node, + eidos, resemblance.]
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      lymphadenoid (lim-fad'en-oid) (L. lym'pha lymph + Gr. &,&jv gland + tJios form]. Resembling a lymphatic gland or lymphatic tissue. Lymphadenoid tissue includes the lymph-glands, spleen, bone-marrow, tonsils, and the lymphatic tissue of the organs and mucous membranes.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      lymphad'enoid [lymphaden + G. eidos, resemblance.] Relating to, or resembling, or derived from a lymph-node.
  36. lymphagogue - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      lymphagogue (lim'-fag-og) [lymph; Ayuybt, leading], i. Stimulating the flow of lymph. 3. An agent that stimulates the flow of lymph.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      lymphagogue (limf'3-gog) [L. lympha + G. agogos, drawing forth.] An agent which promotes an increase of fluid in the lymph-channels.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      lymphagogue (lim'fag-og).. An agent which promotes the production of lymph.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      lymphagogue (limf'3-gog) [L. lympha + G. agogos, drawing forth.] An agent which promotes an increase of fluid in the lymph-channels.