lacune (plural lacunes)
- a lacunar stroke or lacunar infarct
- We compared the efficacy and safety of rivaroxaban (at a daily dose of 15 mg) with aspirin (at a daily dose of 100 mg) for the prevention of recurrent stroke in patients with recent ischemic stroke that was presumed to be from cerebral embolism but without arterial stenosis, lacune, or an identified cardioembolic source. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1802686
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Landor to this entry?)
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for lacune in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)
lacune f (plural lacunes)
- vacuum, empty space
- (figuratively) lack; thing that is missing
- (usually in the plural) ignorance, shortcoming
- “lacune” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).