Definition of mad cow disease in English:

mad cow disease

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noun

  • informal term for BSE.
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    • Like mad cow disease, chronic wasting disease is believed to produce abnormal proteins that gradually destroy brain tissues.
    • Some 4,000 cattle in two herds remain in quarantine because of the concerns about mad cow disease.
    • There is no test for mad cow disease that can be conducted on live animals.

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