(pathol) a less common word for rabies

lyssa lys·sa (lĭs’ə)
Rabies. No longer in technical use.
lys’sic adj.


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    a town of Lycaonia, in Asia Minor, in a wild district and among a rude population. Here Paul preached the gospel after he had been driven by persecution from Iconium (Acts 14:2-7). Here also he healed a lame man (8), and thus so impressed the ignorant and superstitious people that they took him for Mercury, […]

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