Jakob-Creutzfeldt disease

Definitions of Jakob-Creutzfeldt disease
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n 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

Synonyms:
CJD, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
Type of:
brain disease, brain disorder, encephalopathy
any disorder or disease of the brain

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