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disseminated sclerosis


      n      another name for       multiple sclerosis  
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multiple sclerosis  
      n   a chronic progressive disease of the central nervous system characterized by loss of some of the myelin sheath surrounding certain nerve fibres and resulting in speech and visual disorders, tremor, muscular incoordination, partial paralysis, etc.,   (Also called)    disseminated sclerosis         

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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease
Medical term
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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