The Nervous System, Introduction: The Nervous System, Welcome to the Nervous System
Multiple sclerosis is a chronic disease of the central nervous system. (CNS)
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Multiple Sclerosis (MS): A chronic autoimmune, inflammatory, neurodegenerative disease of the central nervous system characterized by multifocal lesions.
Inflammation: Reaction of the body to injury or infection characterized in part, by the presence of white blood cells.
Neurodegeneration: Loss of neural tissue. Includes axon loss, loss of oligodendrocytes and demyelination.