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variant Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease

noun

Definition of VARIANT CREUTZFELDT-JAKOB DISEASE

:  a fatal prion disease that is held to be a variant of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease caused by the prion associated with bovine spongiform encephalopathy and contracted by consuming infected beef or beef products —abbreviation vCJD —called also variant CJD

First Known Use of VARIANT CREUTZFELDT-JAKOB DISEASE

1996

variant Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of VARIANT CREUTZFELDT–JAKOB DISEASE

:  a fatal prion disease that is held to be a variant of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease caused by the prion associated with bovine spongiform encephalopathy and contracted by consuming infected beef or beef products—abbreviation vCJD; called also new variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, variant CJD

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