transmissible mink encephalopathy

noun
\-ˈmiŋk- \

Medical Definition of transmissible mink encephalopathy 

: a prion disease of mink that resembles scrapie and that has been transmitted experimentally to mink by injecting or feeding them with infected tissue from sheep

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