transmissible mink encephalopathy

noun

: 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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“Transmissible mink encephalopathy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/transmissible%20mink%20encephalopathy. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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