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Jakob-creutzfeldt Disease

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Noun

1. cjd, creutzfeldt-jakob disease, jakob-creutzfeldt disease

rare (usually fatal) brain disease (usually in middle age) caused by an unidentified slow virus; characterized by progressive dementia and gradual loss of muscle control

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Jakob-creutzfeldt Disease

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noun
pathology
a fatal slow-developing disease that affects the central nervous system, characterized by mental deterioration and loss of coordination of the limbs. It is thought to be caused by an abnormal prion protein in the brain

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Jakob-creutzfeldt Disease

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an incurable degenerative disease of the nervous system thought to be caused by an unusual virus that incubates in the body for many years before symptoms appear

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