332 GLOSSARY Labial: Relating to the lips. Laboratory: A building or room in which scientific work is con- ducted and experiments are performed. Laceration: A tearing. Lacuna: A gap; space; vacancy. Lallation: Lalling (especially lalling on the letter r). Lalling: Inability to articulate clearly; an infantile form of speech. lhi Lalophobia: Speech-fear; the fear of talking. j i' • Laminate: Made up of layers or thin plates. j [ Languish.: To fade; wither; become spiritless. ijjj' Lapidary: Inscribed upon stone; inscribed upon tombstones. Laryngeal: Relating to the larynx. Larynx: The upper part of the windpipe containing the organs of voice. Lasciviousness: Lustfulness; indulgence in animal desires. Laud: To praise; extol. Leash: A line; a thong; a cord; a line by which an animal is held in check. Legible: That may be read; distinct; easily deciphered. Legionary: Relating to a legion; containing a great number. Lesion: A hurt; a wound; an injury; a changed condition due to disease. Lethargic: Sluggish; dull; heavy. Levator labii superioris alaeque nasi: One of the facial muscles. Lexicon: Dictionary. Lexicographical: Relating to a dictionary or the writing of a dictionary. Liaison:. An intrigue; sexual intimacy. Lingual: Relating to the tongue. Linguistic: Relating to language. Linguo-palatal: Requiring both tongue and palate for articulation. Liquor arsenicalis: A medicine.