Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: lyssa
  1. An acute viral disease of the nervous system of warm-blooded animals (usually transmitted by the bite of a rabid animal); rabies is fatal if the virus reaches the brain
    - rabies, hydrophobia, madness

Derived forms: lyssas

Type of: zoonosis, zoonotic disease

Encyclopedia: Lyssa