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Meaning of “multiple sclerosis” in the English Dictionary

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multiple sclerosisnoun [U]

uk   us   (abbreviation MS)
a ​disease in which the ​covering of the ​nervesgraduallybecomesdestroyed, ​damaging a person's ​speech and ​sight and ​ability to ​move
(Definition of multiple sclerosis from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “multiple sclerosis”
in Chinese (Simplified) 多发性硬化…
in Turkish çoğul/katmerli doku sertleşmesi…
in Russian рассеянный склероз…
in Chinese (Traditional) 多發性硬化…
in Polish stwardnienie rozsiane…
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