lou gehrig's dis ease

Lou Gehrig's disease


Origin:
1955–60

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Lou Gehrig's disease (luː ˈɡɛrɪɡ)
 
n
another name for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
 
[C20: named after Lou Gehrig (1903--41), US baseball player who suffered from it]

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Lou Gehrig's disease Lou Geh·rig's disease (lōō' gěr'ĭgz)
n.
See amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

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Lou Gehrig's disease   (l' gěr'ĭgz)  Pronunciation Key 
See amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
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