Meaning of “multiple sclerosis” in the English Dictionary

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"multiple sclerosis" in British English

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multiple sclerosisnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌmʌl.tɪ.pəl skləˈrəʊ.sɪs/ us /ˌmʌl.tə.pəl skləˈroʊ.sɪs/ 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

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