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Meaning of LOU GEHRIG'S DISEASE

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  thickening of tissue in the motor tracts of the lateral columns and anterior horns of the spinal cord; results in progressive muscle atrophy that starts in the limbs
 
 Synonyms: ALS, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
 
 See Also: induration, monogenic disease, monogenic disorder, sclerosis

 

 

 

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