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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Plural of: A hardening or induration of a tissue or part, or an increase of connective tissue or the like at the expense of more active tissue.

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  • And I mean, depending on where these scleroses hit you; they can affect a completely different part of your body.
  • The scars -- or scleroses -- form on nerve fibers in the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerves, which are the basic components of the central nervous system (CNS).
  • The name multiple sclerosis refers to the multiple scars (or scleroses) on the myelin sheaths.
  • In addition to causing headache, fatigue, and problems with light sensitivity, they are listed as problematic for individuals with epilepsy, migraine, lupus, chronic fatigue... for more
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