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(Veterinary Science) bovine spongiform encephalopathy: a fatal slow-developing disease of cattle, affecting the nervous system. It is caused by a prion protein and is thought to be transmissible to humans, causing a variant form of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. Informal name: mad cow disease
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|Noun||1.||BSE - a fatal disease of cattle that affects the central nervous system; causes staggering and agitation|
animal disease - a disease that typically does not affect human beings
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BSE[ˌbiːɛsˈiː] n abbr (=bovine spongiform encephalopathy) → ESB f
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