multiple sclerosis



  • noun a nervous disease which gets progressively worse, where patches of the fibres of the central nervous system lose their myelin, causing numbness in the limbs and progressive weakness and paralysis.
  • acronymMS


  • noun a serious progressive disease of the central nervous system that leads to the loss of myelin in the brain or spinal cord and causes muscle weakness, poor eyesight, slow speech and some inability to move.