lateral spinal sclerosis

n.

An amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in which degeneration of the lateral tracts of the spinal cord causes spastic paraplegia.

Nearby words

  1. lateral rectus muscle of head,
  2. lateral recumbent position,
  3. lateral region,
  4. lateral resistance,
  5. lateral sacral vein,
  6. lateral supraclavicular nerve,
  7. lateral system,
  8. lateral thalamic peduncle,
  9. lateral thinking,
  10. lateral thoracic vein


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