Lou Gehrig's disease

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Lou Geh·​rig's disease | \ ˌlü-ˈger-igz- How to pronounce Lou Gehrig's disease (audio) \

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First Known Use of Lou Gehrig's disease

1958, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Lou Gehrig's disease

Lou Gehrig †1941 American baseball player who suffered from the disease

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“Lou Gehrig's disease.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lou%20Gehrig%27s%20disease. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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Lou Gehrig's disease

noun
Lou Geh·​rig's disease | \ ˌlü-ˌge(ə)r-igz-, -ˌga(ə)r- How to pronounce Lou Gehrig's disease (audio) \

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