disseminated multiple sclerosis

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Noun1.disseminated multiple sclerosis - a chronic progressive nervous disorder involving loss of myelin sheath around certain nerve fibers
degenerative disorder - condition leading to progressive loss of function
demyelination - loss of the myelin covering of some nerve fibers resulting in their impaired function
induration, sclerosis - any pathological hardening or thickening of tissue
autoimmune disease, autoimmune disorder - any of a large group of diseases characterized by abnormal functioning of the immune system that causes your immune system to produce antibodies against your own tissues
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Millar, "Prevalence and familial incidence of disseminated multiple sclerosis: a report to the Northern Ireland Hospitals Authority on the results of a three year survey," Ulster Medical Journal, vol.

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