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[mass noun] A chronic autoimmune condition characterized by degeneration of the salivary and lachrymal glands, causing dryness of the mouth and eyes.
- ‘Given the rarity of conditions such as scleroderma and Sjögren's syndrome, a study would need to be very large to fully clarify the association between breast implants and these disorders.’
- ‘This is the mouth of a 58 year old woman who has secondary Sjögren's syndrome associated with limited scleroderma.’
1930s: named after Henrik S. C. Sjögren (1899–1986), Swedish physician.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.