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bovine spongiform encephalopathy

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

  • noun A fatal degenerative brain disease of cattle, caused by a prion that can be transmitted to humans who consume infected beef.

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  • noun pathology, neurology A fatal, neurodegenerative disease of cattle, which is transmissible to humans through misshaped prion proteins, caused by eating infected tissues.

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