Definition of CTE

chronic traumatic encephalopathy Researchers from the National Institutes of Health said Thursday the former NFL star's abnormalities are consistent with chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE.— Barry Wilner

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27 Jan 2020

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“CTE.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/CTE. Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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Medical Definition of CTE

chronic traumatic encephalopathy Researchers from the National Institutes of Health said Thursday the former NFL star's abnormalities are consistent with chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE.— Barry Wilner, The Springfield (Massachusetts) Republican, 11 Jan. 2013

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