multiple sclerosis

noun

Definition of multiple sclerosis

  1. :  a demyelinating disease marked by patches of hardened tissue in the brain or the spinal cord and associated especially with partial or complete paralysis and jerking muscle tremor

First Known Use of multiple sclerosis

1885


MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS Defined for English Language Learners

multiple sclerosis

noun

Definition of multiple sclerosis for English Language Learners

  • medical : a disease of the nervous system that causes the gradual loss of muscle control


Medical Dictionary

multiple sclerosis

noun

Medical Definition of multiple sclerosis

  1. :  a demyelinating disease marked by patches of hardened tissue in the brain or the spinal cord and associated especially with partial or complete paralysis and jerking muscle tremor



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