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Synonyms for ALS

thickening of tissue in the motor tracts of the lateral columns and anterior horns of the spinal cord

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Professor Alsen also identifies the Nazi death camp where Salinger saw mounds of recently burned bodies.
Brink E, Alsen P, Herlitz J, Kjellgren K, Cliffordson C, 2012, General Self-Efficacy And Health-Related Quality Of Life After Myocardial Infarction.
Reboulet, S., Hoedemaeker, PJ., (reporters), Aguirre-Urreta, M.B., Alsen, P., Atrops, F., Baraboshkin, E.Y., Company, M., Delanoy, G., Dutour, Y., Klein, J., Latil, J.L., Lukeneder, A., Mitta, V, Mourgues, F.
(4) Seymour's suicide proves this conflict irresolvable, despite the fact that Seymour, as Eberhard Alsen points out, does take the important step of trying to bridge his intellectual world and Muriel's more superficial, material, yet, from a certain perspective, more human world by marrying the girl.
It was not related to physical effort or a lack of rest; it occurred unpredictably and could not be attributed to any definite cause," said nurse Pia Alsen, author of the thesis.
In the late 1980s, a black woman named Florence Robinson worked to translate esoteric risk assessments and epidemiology reports, so that residents of the predominantly black community of Alsen, Louisiana, could better understand their destitute health conditions.
The manufacturing company Holcim, under the name Alsen AG, was fined a total of 5.69 million for participation in a cement cartel in 1994.
In the same trials, the FHB severity recorded on 'Alsen' (PI 615543) and ND 2710 was 63 and 38%, respectively.
As the military commander of the Polish Confederacy of Bar, Count Pulaski had credentials aplenty, and could point to Poland's glory days of Beresteczko, Alsen, and Parkany.
Other essays describe fashion as a male right; one spread on smoking jackets and loungewear maintains that men have as much claim to relax at home in elegance as women do (Miketta; Alsen).