new variant CJD

new variant CJD
new variant CJD UK US noun [uncountable]
a form of the illness cjd that makes people ill very quickly
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ˌnew ˌvariant CJˈD 7 [new variant CJD] noun uncountable
a disease similar to ↑Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (= a brain disease in humans that causes death) that is thought to be connected with BSE

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