How Do You Spell LGV?
The spelling of the acronym "LGV" can be a bit tricky. The letters "LGV" stand for "lymphogranuloma venereum," a sexually transmitted infection caused by the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis. The pronunciation is [lɪmfoʊˌɡrænjʊˈloʊmə vəˈnɪəriəm]. The first syllable "lympho-" is pronounced with the stress on the first syllable, followed by "granuloma" pronounced with the stress on the second syllable, and "venereum" pronounced with the stress on the second syllable as well. Remembering the stress pattern and the individual phonemes can help ensure correct spelling and pronunciation of "LGV."