from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • abbreviation Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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  • noun business Initialism of Control Data Corporation.
  • noun computing Initialism of Connected Device Configuration.
  • noun computing Initialism of change data capture.
  • noun medicine, US Initialism of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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  • noun a federal agency in the Department of Health and Human Services; located in Atlanta; investigates and diagnoses and tries to control or prevent diseases (especially new and unusual diseases)


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