Lyssavirus Lys·sa·vi·rus (lĭs’ə-vī’rəs)
A genus of viruses that includes the rabies virus group.
[lis-uh-foh-bee-uh] /ˌlɪs əˈfoʊ bi ə/ noun, Psychiatry. 1. a pathological fear of going insane. noun a fear of going insane; a fear of rabies or of going insane from rabies Word Origin Greek lyssa ‘rage, frenzy’
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, […]
[lith-rey-shuh s, lahy-threy-] /lɪθˈreɪ ʃəs, laɪˈθreɪ-/ adjective 1. belonging to the Lythraceae, the loosestrife family of plants. /lɪˈθreɪʃəs; laɪˈθreɪ-/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or belonging to the Lythraceae, a mostly tropical American family of herbaceous plants, shrubs, and trees that includes purple loosestrife and crape myrtle