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sclerosis

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Illness & disability
sclerosisscle‧ro‧sis /sklɪˈrəʊsɪs $ -ˈroʊ-/ noun [uncountable] technical 🔊 🔊 MIa disease that causes an organ or soft part of your body to become hardsclerotic /skləˈrɒtɪk $ -ˈrɑː-/ adjective multiple sclerosis
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sclerosisConditions such as diabetes, heart complaints, multiple sclerosis and alcoholism should be declared.The woman suffered from multiple sclerosis, Fieger said.John hopes that his mammoth walking achievement will raise £100 000 for research into multiple sclerosis.Posterior fossa neoplasms or multiple sclerosis may rarely cause vertigo or hearing loss.But then du Pre was stricken with multiple sclerosis and the fairytale quickly unravelled.Two women with multiple sclerosis, including a 51-year-old Oceanside resident, were found dead in Detroit-area hotels yesterday.Multiple sclerosis can cause facial pain indistinguishable from idiopathic trigeminal neuralgia.This damages the liver leading to sclerosis and scarring.
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