[lah-suh] /ˈlɑ sə/
a highly contagious viral disease, largely confined to central West Africa, characterized by fever, difficulty in swallowing, and inflammation of the pharynx, often progressing to infect the lungs, heart, and kidneys, leading to death.
a serious viral disease of Central West Africa, characterized by high fever and muscular pains
Lassa fever Las·sa fever n.
A highly fatal form of epidemic hemorrhagic fever caused by Lassa virus and characterized by high fever, sore throat, severe muscle aches, skin rash with hemorrhages, headache, abdominal pain, vomiting, and diarrhea. Also called Lassa hemorrhagic fever.
[luh-sal; German lah-sahl] /ləˈsæl; German lɑˈsɑl/ noun 1. Ferdinand [fur-dn-and;; German fer-di-nahnt] /ˈfɜr dnˌænd;; German ˈfɛr dɪˌnɑnt/ (Show IPA), 1825–64, German socialist and writer. /German laˈsal/ noun 1. Ferdinand (ˈfɛrdinant). 1825–64, German socialist and writer: a founder of the first German workers’ political party (1863), which later became the Social Democratic Party
- Lassa virus
Lassa virus n. A virus of the genus Arenavirus that causes Lassa fever.
[las-uh n] /ˈlæs ən/ noun 1. an active volcano in N California, in the S Cascade Range. 10,465 feet (3190 meters). /ˈlæsən/ noun 1. a volcano in S California, in the S Cascade Range. An area of 416 sq km (161 sq miles) was established as Lassen Volcanic National Park in 1916. Height: 3187 m […]
noun 1. a national park in N California, in the S Cascade Range, including Lassen Peak. 163 sq. mi. (422 sq. km).