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CDC
 
abbreviation for
1.  (in the US) Center for Disease Control
2.  Commonwealth Development Corporation

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CDC
abbreviation of Centers for Disease Control, renamed 1970 from earlier U.S. federal health lab, originally Communicable Diseases Center (1946). Since 1992, full name is Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but the usual acronym remains CDC.
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Medical Dictionary

CDC abbr.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Cultural Dictionary
CDC (Centers for Disease Control)

A government agency headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, which is responsible for the control and suppression of infectious diseases. It offers a national information database on infectious disease and national support to the health care community by providing research and control measures in response to imminent health threats, such as epidemics.

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Computing Dictionary

CDC definition


Control Data Corporation
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
CDC
  1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  2. century date change

  3. [National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration] Climate Diagnostics Center

  4. Connected Device Configuration

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Example sentences for CDC
The cdc believes that the patient, a veterinarian, contracted plague from a stray cat.
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