Learn how to say Multiple Sclerosis correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.
Oxford dictionary definition of the word sclerosis:
1 Medicine abnormal hardening of body tissue.
(in full multiple sclerosis) a chronic, typically progressive disease involving damage to the sheaths of nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord, whose symptoms may include numbness, impairment of speech and of muscular coordination, blurred vision, and severe fatigue. Also called disseminated sclerosis.
2excessive resistance to change:
the challenge was to avoid institutional sclerosis
late Middle English (originally denoting a hard external tumour): via medieval Latin from Greek sklērōsis, from sklēroun ‘harden’