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multiple sclerosis

noun [U] uk   us   (abbreviation MS)
a disease in which the covering of the nerves gradually becomes destroyed, damaging a person's speech and sight and ability to move
Translations of “multiple sclerosis”
in Chinese (Traditional) 多發性硬化…
in Russian рассеянный склероз…
in Turkish çoğul/katmerli doku sertleşmesi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 多发性硬化…
in Polish stwardnienie rozsiane…
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