Share this entry

Share this page

amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Saltos de línea: amyo|troph¦ic lat|eral scler|osis

Definición de amyotrophic lateral sclerosis en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
A form of motor neurone disease. Also called ALS, Lou Gehrig's disease.
Example sentences
  • Patients with alcoholism, drug abuse, cancer, multiple sclerosis, psychosis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, parkinsonism, Down syndrome, liver or kidney disease, epilepsy and stroke were excluded from the study.
  • The differential diagnosis includes any condition that can result in myelopathy, such as multiple sclerosis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and masses (such as metastatic tumors) that press on the spinal cord.
  • Other conditions, such as multiple sclerosis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and tumors on the spinal cord, can cause similar symptoms.

Origen

late 19th century: amyotrophic from amyotrophy.

Definición de amyotrophic lateral sclerosis en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día terpsichorean
Pronunciación: ˌtəːpsɪkəˈriːən
adjective
relating to dancing