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British Dictionary definitions for new-variant creutzfeldt-jakob disease

new-variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

noun
  1. a form of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease thought to be transmitted by eating beef or beef products infected with BSEOften shortened to: new-variant CJD, variant CJD, (Abbreviation) nvCJD, (Abbreviation) vCJD
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