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ALS

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Definition of ALS in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A form of motor neurone disease: the rock guitarist was stricken by ALS more than 20 years ago Also called Lou Gehrig's disease.
More example sentences
  • The scene becomes even more distressing when we recall how ALS eventually works its way up the body, making simple things like hand gestures and speaking impossible.
  • "Her painting will help draw attention to the amazing abilities of artists with ALS and other neuromuscular disorders."
  • He was in the advanced stages of ALS.

Origin

abbreviation of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

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