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CJD

noun [U] uk   /ˌsiː.dʒeɪˈdiː/ us  
abbreviation for Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease : a disease that damages the brain and the main nerves connected to it and usually causes death: When it was first realized that BSE could lead to new variant CJD, the European Commission banned the sale of all British beef.
Translations of “CJD”
in Spanish Enfermedad de Creutzfeldt-Jakob…
in Chinese (Traditional) 庫賈氏症,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…
(Definition of CJD from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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