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multiple sclerosis

multiple sclerosis

 
pronunciation:
muhl tih pl skl ro sihs
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part of speech: noun
definition: a degenerative disease of the nervous system in which nerve cells of the brain or spinal cord lose their myelin sheaths, resulting in hardening of the neural tissue, speech difficulties, and loss of muscular coordination.
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The word multiple sclerosis contains the following part:
scler, sclero Greek root that means hard