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  • noun medicine Lytico-Bodig disease


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  • But the main thrust of their hypothesis, published in, was the coincident decline in the flying fox populations on Guam and the incidence of lytico-bodig.

    Scientific American

  • After a peak incidence in the mid-1960s, lytico-bodig dwindled into relative obscurity, now rarely affecting anyone born after

    Scientific American

  • The natives called it lytico-bodig (from the Spanish paralytico, meaning weakness) and it had features of

    Scientific American

  • Memorial Hospital, think BMAA research constitutes a "scientific misadventure," leaving the real cause of lytico-bodig unknown.

    Scientific American

  • To describe this condition, yet a third choice is offered from Old English, bodiless, OE bodig ` body 'and ileas ` less.'

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XIV No 3


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