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Lou Gehrig's disease

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Origin of Lou Gehrig's disease

First recorded in 1955–60

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British Dictionary definitions for Lou Gehrig's disease

Lou Gehrig's disease
/ (luː ˈɡɛrɪɡ) /

noun

Word Origin for Lou Gehrig's disease

C20: named after Lou Gehrig (1903–41), US baseball player who suffered from it
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Medical definitions for Lou Gehrig's disease

Lou Gehrig's disease
[ lōō gĕrĭgz ]

n.
amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
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Scientific definitions for Lou Gehrig's disease

Lou Gehrig's disease
[ lōō gĕrĭgz ]

See amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
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