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TO LIE. That which is proper, is fit; as, an action on the case lies for an injury committed without force; corporeal hereditaments lie in livery, that is, they pass by livery; incorporeal hereditaments lie in grant, that is, pass by the force of the grant, and without any livery. Vide Lying in grant.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Multivariate Analysis of CTD Screen, IIF, EliA ENA, and LIA Test Results.
The performance of an automated screening assay was compared to HEp-2 cell-based IIF, EliA ENA, and LIA methods.
The proportions of CTD screen, IIF, EliA ENA, and LIA positivities were higher in patients diagnosed with AARDs than in the control group, indicating that these four assays would be useful for detecting the patients with AARDs.
"I thought about what would have happened if the doctor had to pick between saving Lia and a normal child?
"When I think of all the things that have happened, all the coincidences, to keep Lia with us, I think - there must be someone up there looking after her."
If YOU would like to help little Lia, please visit her website on or donate to her trust fund, The Lia Trust, Permanent TSB, Sort Code: 99-06-45 Account: 11264588