What does ALS mean in Physiology?

This page is about the meanings of the acronym/abbreviation/shorthand ALS in the Medical field in general and in the Physiology terminology in particular.

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What does ALS mean?

amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, ALS, Lou Gehrig's disease(noun)
thickening of tissue in the motor tracts of the lateral columns and anterior horns of the spinal cord; results in progressive muscle atrophy that starts in the limbs

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