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lyssa

 [lis´ah]
former term for rabies. adj., adj lys´sic.

lyssa

/lys·sa/ (lis´ah) [Gr.] rabies.lys´sic

lys·sa

(lis'ă)
1. A cartilage in the tongue of the dog.
2. Old term for rabies.
[G. madness]

lyssa

1. rabies.
2. a fusiform structure in the tip of the dog's tongue, made of connective, muscular and fatty tissue. Thought at one time to be the cause of rabies.
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Australian Lyssa first met Tom when the merchant navy ship he was working on docked in Melbourne and they fell in love.
She is survived by her daughters, Lyssa, of Port Washington, and Loryn Lampott of Ocala, Fla.
Veterinaries have procured 20,000 doses of anthrax vaccine, 10,000 doses of lyssa vaccine, 5,000 doses of smallpox vaccine and 5,000 doses of brucellosis vaccine.
Kuduz etkeni Lyssa (Yunanca; sacmalik) virus cinsi, Rhabdoviridae ailesi (vahset yapmak anlamina gelen Rabhas sozcugunden turetilmistir) ve Myxovirus grubunun bir uyesidir.
Baby Lyssa joins Dog's family team in this set of Dog adventures: a series of more gripping action-packed--and spiritual-packed--true crime stories to attract both prior Dog fans and newcomers to his bounty hunting business.
Forty-seven international academics and researchers contribute 20 chapters providing concise and timely updates on the epidemiology, clinical features, and prevention and control strategies for a number of important emerging and reemerging infectious diseases and syndromes, including non-SARS coronaviruses, human bocavirus, norovirus gastroenteritis, new human parechoviruses, adenoviral infections in transplant recipients, Japanese encephalitis, chikungunya virus, lyssa viruses, Hendra and Nipah viruses, Rift Valley fever, Streptococcus suis, Staphylococcus aureus, pertussis, salmonellosis, Klebsiella oxytoca, Clostridium difficile, drug-resistant tuberculosis, immune reconstitutions inflammatory syndrome, and non-albicans Candida.
DFW continues to gain Fortune 500 headquarters from all sectors--by growth and expansion of local companies as well as by relocations of headquarters operations," said Greater Dallas chamber of commerce chief economist Lyssa Jenkens.
Not that she was always the leading part--I think the part of Judith Kaufman, played by Lynn Thigpen in An American Daughter, was really more the Wendy part than the Hillary Clinton part of Lyssa Dent Hughes, played by Kate Nelligan.
Lyssa Morgan Gallery (LMG) recently hosted a "Ladies Only Night" to benefit Toys for Tots.
For one assignment, Lyssa needed to write a one-page summary that would be published in the playbill for the theater school's upcoming performance.
In order to address this problem, the project Math-kit (1) (Unger, Oevel, & Mertsching, 2002; Mathkit, 2004) developed the Math-kit authorware, which consists of the authoring system Lyssa and the platform CKS (Construction Kit Server), for the creation of technical and modular learning units for interdisciplinary use in higher education.
Lyssa Steponaitis, program coordinator Peer Listening Line and GLBT Helpline Boston, Mass.