\hˈɒspɪtˌɔːlə], \hˈɒspɪtˌɔːlə], \h_ˈɒ_s_p_ɪ_t_ˌɔː_l_ə]\
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In the middle ages, a body of men at Jerusalem who devoted themselves to protect pilgrims and relieve their necessities, so called from two hospitals erected there for that purpose, from whom sprang the order of knights of St John of Jerusalem, subsequently known by the name of the Knights of Malta.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
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Dorsal Root Ganglia
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