What are some alternative words for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis?

Synonyms for amyotrophic lateral sclerosisˌeɪ maɪ əˈtrɒf ɪk, -ˈtroʊ fɪk, eɪˌmaɪ ə-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, ALS, Lou Gehrig's disease(noun)

    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

    amyotrophic lateral sclerosis


  1. amyotrophic lateral sclerosis(noun)

    Lou Gehrigs disease

  2. amyotrophic lateral sclerosis(noun)

    A chronic, progressive disease characterized by degeneration of the central nervous system and the loss of voluntary muscle control.

    Lou Gehrigs disease

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

    Lou Gehrig's disease, progressive lateral sclerosis

Translations for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

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  • blönduð hreyfitaugahrörnun, hliðarstrengjavistaIcelandic
  • 筋萎縮性側索硬化症Japanese
  • amyotrophic lateralibus lumbosLatin
  • amyotrofische laterale scleroseDutch

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