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lateral

  

      adj  
1    of or relating to the side or sides  
a lateral blow     
2      (Phonetics)   (of a speech sound like l) pronounced with the tip of the tongue touching the centre of the alveolar ridge, leaving space on one or both sides for the passage of the airstream  
      n  
3    a lateral object, part, passage, or movement  
4      (Phonetics)   a lateral speech sound  
     (C17: from Latin lateralis, from latus side)  
  laterally      adv  


amyotrophic lateral sclerosis  
      n   a form of motor neurone disease in which degeneration of motor tracts in the spinal cord causes progressive muscular paralysis starting in the limbs,   (Also called)    Lou Gehrigs disease  
lateral line system  
      n   a system of sensory organs in fishes and aquatic amphibians consisting of a series of cells on the head and along the sides of the body that detect pressure changes and vibrations  
lateral thinking  
      n   a way of solving problems by rejecting traditional methods and employing unorthodox and apparently illogical means  
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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease
Medical term
n.
activity involving dumping a bucket of ice water on your head and challenge other three friends to do so in order to promote awareness of the disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and encourage donations to research.
also called "ice water challenge", viral campaign on social media during July–August 2014

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