Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Cause the loss or destruction of myelin in (nerve tissue)‘a chronic demyelinating disease’
- ‘Multiple sclerosis is an inflammatory, autoimmune, demyelinating disease of the central nervous system.’
- ‘About 50% of patients with a first demyelinating episode develop multiple sclerosis; interferon decreases this risk.’
- ‘A demyelinating disease is any condition that results in damage to the protective covering (myelin sheath) that surrounds nerves in your brain and spinal cord.’
- ‘It has already been clearly established that vaccines can lead to demyelinating disorders.’
- ‘Currently, demyelinating diseases are permanent, and problems worsen as time goes on because there is no way to fix the underlying problem - restoring the myelin around the axons of brain cells.’
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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.