Meaning of “amyotrophic lateral sclerosis” in the English Dictionary

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"amyotrophic lateral sclerosis" in British English

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amyotrophic lateral sclerosisnoun [ U ]

uk /æm.i.əʊˌtrɒf.ɪk læt.ər.əl skləˈrəʊ.sɪs/ us /ˌæm.i.oʊˌtrɑː.fɪk ˌlæt̬.ɚ.əl skləˈroʊ.sɪs/ US specialized abbreviation ALS, also Lou Gehrig's disease, UK motor neuron disease

(Definition of “amyotrophic lateral sclerosis” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)