GG: n S : MEDNET – http://www.medicinenet.com/levamisole-oral/article.htm (last access: 31 July 2015); NCBI – http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22455354 (last access: 31 July 2015). N: 1. An anthelmintic drug C11H12N2S administered in the form of its hydrochloride that also possesses immunomodulatory properties and is used especially in the treatment of colon cancer. 2. Levamisole is
GC: n S: WHO – http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/releases/2016/health-inequalities-persist/en/ (last access: 26 October 2016); AIHW – http://www.aihw.gov.au/deaths/life-expectancy/ (last access: 18 October 2016). N: 1. life (n): Old English life (dative lif) “animated corporeal existence; lifetime, period between birth and death; the history of an individual from birth to death, written account of a
GC: n S: http://slcpd.com/shooting-investigation-victim-suffers-life-threatening-wound/?lang=es (last access: 27 July 2015); http://kcsdv.org/kyr.pdf (last access: 12 March 2013). N: 1. In the event that an employee dies or experiences a life-threatening injury while at work, or if agency personnel are the first to know of an employee’s death or life-threatening injury off duty,
GC: n S: NASA – http://thunder.msfc.nasa.gov/primer/ (last access: 30 June 2015) N: 1. late 13c., present participle of lightnen “make bright,” extended form of Old English lihting, from leht. Meaning “cheap, raw whiskey” is attested from 1781, also sometimes “gin.” Lightning bug is attested from 1778. Lightning rod from 1790.
GC: n S: BBC – https://www.bbc.com/news/health-12001044 (last access: 8 November 2019); BBC – https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-derbyshire-50293548 (last access: 8 November 2019). N: 1. New Latin, from Listeria, from Joseph Lister. First Known Use of listeria: 1952. Joseph Lister, Baron Lister of Lyme Regis, also called (1883–97) Sir Joseph Lister, Baronet, (born April
GC: n S: WHO – https://www.who.int/ith/diseases/listeriosis/en/ (last access: 15 November 2019); NCBI – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4005144/ (last access: 15 November 2019). N: 1. New Latin, from Listeria, from Joseph Lister. First Known Use of listeriosis: 1941. Joseph Lister, Baron Lister of Lyme Regis, also called (1883–97) Sir Joseph Lister, Baronet, (born April
GC: n S: UNICEF – http://www.unicef.org/specialsession/about/sgreport-pdf/07_AdultLiteracy_D7341Insert_English.pdf (last access: 16 July 2012) N: 1883, formed in English from literate + -cy. Illiteracy, however, dates back to 17c. S: http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?allowed_in_frame=0&search=literacy&searchmode=none (last access: 4 September 2014) SYN: S: CR: educational status, functional literacy, illiteracy.
GC: n S: CDC – http://www.cdc.gov/parasites/lice/ (last access: 27 March 2015); HL – http://www.headlice.org/news/research/ (last access: 27 March 2015). N: 1. “parasitic insect infecting human hair and skin,” Old English lus, from Proto-Germanic lus, from PIE lus- “louse”. 2. Louse (order Phthiraptera), any of a group of small wingless parasitic
GC: n S: Lafeber – https://lafeber.com/pet-birds/species/lovebird/ (last access: 12 September 2021); JSTOR – http://www.jstor.org/stable/24937198 (last access: 12 September 2021). N: 1. love-bird, also lovebird, 1590s, small species of West African parrot, noted for the remarkable attention mating pairs pay to one another; figurative sense of “a lover” is attested from
GC: n S: 1. WHO – http://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/81/9/Ehrlich.pdf (last access: 16 November 2014); NCBI – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK572334/ (last access: 3 October 2022). N: 1. From “low” (“not high, below the usual level,” late 13c., earlier lah -late 12c.-, “not rising much, being near the base or ground” -of objects or persons-, also “lying
GC: n S: https://content.meteoblue.com/en/meteoscool/large-scale-weather/high-low-pressure (last access: 2 July 2015); http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/weather/tg/wlowpres/wlowpres.htm (last access: 2 July 2015). N: 1. – low (adj): “not high, below the usual level,” late 13c., earlier lah (late 12c.), “not rising much, being near the base or ground” (of objects or persons), also “lying on the ground
GC: n S: ODI – https://bit.ly/2WgGbGU (last access: 27 October 2016); EC – https://bit.ly/2RIWHky (last access: 27 October 2016). N: 1. – LRRD (initialism): Linking Relief, Rehabilitation and Development. – approach (n): mid-15c., from approach (v.). Figurative sense of “means of handling a problem, etc.” is first attested 1905. 2.
GC: n S: NCBI – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK482407/(last access: 5 November 2020); NHS – https://www.nhs.uk/news/medication/trip-to-the-lsd-archives-for-alcoholism-research/(last access: 5 November 2020). N: 1. “lysergic acid diethylamide,” 1950 (as LSD 25), from German LSD (1947), from letters in Lysergsäure-diäthylamid, the German form of the chemical name. For first element, lysergic, it says: in reference to a
GC: n S: http://www.lupus.org/answers/entry/what-is-the-history-of-lupus (last access: 17 July 2015); http://www.everydayhealth.com/lupus/understanding/different-types-of-lupus.aspx (last access: 17 July 2015); http://www.lupusmn.org/about-lupus/types-of-lupus/ (last access: 17 July 2015). N: 1. lupus (n): late 14c., used of several diseases that cause ulcerations of the skin, from Medieval Latin lupus, from Latin lupus “wolf”, apparently because it “devours” the
GC: n S: http://www.dermis.net/dermisroot/en/10260/diagnose.htm (last access: 17 July 2015); http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3109836/ (last access: 17 July 2015); DORLAND p. 1078. N: 1. lupus (n): late 14c., used of several diseases that cause ulcerations of the skin, from Medieval Latin lupus, from Latin lupus “wolf”, apparently because it “devours” the affected part. vulgaris
GC: n S: WHO – http://www.who.int/ith/diseases/lyme/en/ (last access: 21 November 2014); MAYO – http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/lyme-disease/basics/definition/con-20019701 (last access: 12 November 2014); DORLAND. N: 1. Other eponyms relate to geography. For example, Lyme disease is named for the Connecticut town where a number of children suffered what was believed to be a new
GC: n S: WHO – http://www.who.int/cancer/treatment/en/ (last access: 1 March 2015); DORLAND p. 1086. N: 1. plural lymphomata, 1867, from lymph (1725 in physiology sense, “colorless fluid found in the body,” from French lymphe, from Latin lympha “water, clear water, a goddess of water,” variant of lumpæ “waters,” altered by
GC: n S: WHO – http://www.who.int/water_sanitation_health/water-quality/guidelines/chemicals/endosulfan.pdf?ua=1 (last access: 12 October 2016); https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK9953/ (last access: 12 October 2016). N: 1. 1955, from lyso- (word-forming element indicating “loosening, dissolving, freeing,” before vowels lys-, from Greek lysis “a loosening,” from lyein “to loose, loosen”) + -some (word-forming element meaning “the body,” Modern Latin,