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transmissible spongiform encephalopathy

noun
1.
any of several encephalopathies, including bovine spongiform encephalopathy, scrapie, and kuru, characterized by spongy degeneration of brain tissue and believed to result from the ingestion of a toxic protein or virus.
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transmissible spongiform encephalopathy

noun
1.
the full name for TSE
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