Definition of multiple sclerosis in English:

multiple sclerosis

Syllabification: mul·ti·ple scle·ro·sis

noun

  • A chronic, typically progressive disease involving damage to the sheaths of nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord, whose symptoms may include numbness, impairment of speech and of muscular coordination, blurred vision, and severe fatigue.
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    • He had lived with multiple sclerosis for thirty years.
    • In April of 2001 I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.
    • In this time he has taught paraplegics, quadriplegics, persons with cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, spina bifida, and others.

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