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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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Heracles, for all the esteem in which he is held--and Lyssa pleads his cause most eloquently (ll.
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.
Kuduz etkeni Lyssa (Yunanca; sacmalik) virus cinsi, Rhabdoviridae ailesi (vahset yapmak anlamina gelen Rabhas sozcugunden turetilmistir) ve Myxovirus grubunun bir uyesidir.
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.
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The accusation was that Thomas and Evans had spiked the plaintiff's food, adding Lyssa vesicatoria to her meagre diet.
Even worse, Lyssa discovers he's left her for another woman, Neve - one of those career-obsessed, city-slicker types who couldn't spell domesticity and climbs Everest just for fun.
Army nurse Lyssa Lenske of West Hills up on news from home during her nine-month tour of duty in Uzbekistan, her recent e-mail to family and friends gives us a humorous, candid glimpse of what life is like for some of our troops over there.
As a part of its commitment to the Museum's Healthy Families-Healthy Communities Initiative, the company supports Port Discovery Children's Museum's Cook and Tell program, where children learn how to make a healthy snack using McCormick spices, based on a children's story book by Lyssa Balick, a McCormick Science Institute nutritionist.
Director of Sky Broadband, Lyssa McGowan said, As Ofcom continues its review of the broadband market, we believe that trials like this are a valuable demonstration of the alternative technologies now available.
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