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Acronym for lentigines, atrial myxoma, mucocutaneous myxomas, and blue nevi. See: LAMB syndrome.


young sheep still with its dam or up to 5 months of age. Qualified as ram or ewe lamb. In commercial usage may include much older animals, e.g in Europe.

lamb bed
bummer lamb
an American term for an orphan lamb that has to be fed artifically with milk replacer.
lamb dysentery
a severe, highly fatal enteritis with diarrhea and dysentery in young lambs caused by Clostridium perfringens type B.
lamb industry
includes stud flocks which produce rams of fat lamb breeds, e.g. Dorset Down, commercial farms breeding crossbred fat lamb mothers and fattening the lambs. The latter may be undertaken in feedlots or on special pasture fattening farms. Saleyards and sale rings, lamb abattoirs and wholesale outlets comprise the marketing side of the industry.
lamb marking
earmarking, castration and tail docking.
lamb marking rate
the percentage of lambs born which reach the stage of lamb marking. An index of lamb mortality rate.
lamb poison
l's quarter
l's tongue
Scleroblitum (chenopodium) atriplicinum, plantago.
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John the Baptizer points to Jesus as the incarnation of this reality and says, "Behold the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world.
John the Baptist made the connection when he said, "Behold the Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world.
Martin Tran is pastor have insisted on kneeling while the congregation recites or sings the Lamb of God, a practice in contrast with church norms.
The priest says in the present Missal: "This is the Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world.
had selected a picture of the "Lamb Window" in the sanctuary -- a picture of Christ carrying a lamb with a face remarkably like Aubrey's -- that bore the quotation "Behold The Lamb Of God.
After the priest's proclamation "This is the Lamb of God .
It is set apart from the sanctuary by a wrought iron screen on which are displayed a Eucharistic symbol of Christ, the Lamb of God, and the Latin words Domus Mea domus orationis vocabitur (My House shall be called a house of prayer).
The Gospel of John, stressing the significance of Jesus as the Lamb of God, has the Crucifixion occurring on the day of Passover at the time when the Paschal Lambs were being slaughtered at the temple for use throughout Jerusalem.
Behold the Lamb of God," John the Baptist announces when he sees Christ walking toward him out of the crowd.
In much the same way the "Agnus Dei" has for years drawn me into communion with the Lamb of God, Gregorian chant is a forsaken style of music that can breathe into the Mass its inveterate spirituality.