Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Creutzfeldt-Jakob diseasenoun [U]

uk   /ˌkrɔɪts.feltˈjæk.ɒb.dɪˌziːz/  us   /-ˈjɑː.kɑːb-/ (abbreviation CJD)
a ​disease that ​damages the ​brain and the ​mainnervesconnected to it and usually ​causesdeath
(Definition of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 克罗伊茨费尔特─雅各布布病,克-雅二氏病…
in Chinese (Traditional) 克羅伊茨費爾特─雅各病,克─雅二氏病…
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