amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

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amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (uncountable)

  1. (neurology, pathology) A chronic, progressive disease characterized by degeneration of the central nervous system and the loss of voluntary muscle control.
    Synonyms: ALS, Lou Gehrig's disease (US), motor neuron disease

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Hypernyms of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

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