CJD Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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CJDnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌsiː.dʒeɪˈdiː/
abbreviation for Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease : a ​disease that ​damages the ​brain and the ​mainnervesconnected to it and usually ​causesdeath: When it was first ​realized that ​BSE could ​lead to new ​variant CJD, the ​European Commission ​banned the ​sale of all British ​beef.
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