Definition of ALS in English:

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[mass noun]
A form of motor neurone disease. Also called Lou Gehrig's disease. the rock guitarist was stricken by ALS more than 20 years ago
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  • Some cases where gene therapy has been successful are in the breakthrough with the disease Amytrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
  • He choreographed (most often for Maryland Youth Ballet and his own Eric Hampton Dance) before being diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease).
  • He was in the advanced stages of ALS.


Abbreviation of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

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