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Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

noun [U] uk   /ˌkrɔɪts.feltˈjæk.ɒb.dɪˌziːz/  us   /-ˈjɑː.kɑːb-/ (abbreviation CJD)
a disease that damages the brain and the main nerves connected to it and usually causes death
Translations of “Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease”
in Chinese (Traditional) 克羅伊茨費爾特─雅各病,克─雅二氏病…
in Chinese (Simplified) 克罗伊茨费尔特─雅各布布病,克-雅二氏病…
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