Definition of multiple sclerosis noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


multiple sclerosis

BrE BrE//ˌmʌltɪpl skləˈrəʊsɪs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmʌltɪpl skləˈroʊsɪs//
[uncountable] (abbreviation MS)
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a disease of the nervous system that gets worse over a period of time with loss of feeling and loss of control of movement and speech
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: multiple sclerosis