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A chronic, typically progressive disease involving damage to the sheaths of nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord, whose symptoms may include numbness, impairment of speech and of muscular coordination, blurred vision, and severe fatigue.
- ‘Hughes, 57, died Jan.14 of complications of multiple sclerosis.’
- ‘He had lived with multiple sclerosis for thirty years.’
- ‘In April of 2001 I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.’
- ‘In this time he has taught paraplegics, quadriplegics, persons with cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, spina bifida, and others.’
- ‘In March, the company pocketed $11.3 million more, much of which will go to developing a drug for multiple sclerosis and spinal cord injury.’
multiple sclerosis/ˈməltəpəl ˌskləˈrōsəs/
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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.