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CDC

abbr.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC

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

CDC

Centers for Disease Control.
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Noun1.CDC - a federal agency in the Department of Health and Human Services; located in Atlanta; investigates and diagnoses and tries to control or prevent diseases (especially new and unusual diseases)
Department of Health and Human Services, Health and Human Services, HHS - the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with health and welfare; created in 1979
bureau, federal agency, government agency, agency, office, authority - an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
Atlanta, capital of Georgia - state capital and largest city of Georgia; chief commercial center of the southeastern United States; was plundered and burned by Sherman's army during the American Civil War
Translations

CDC

[ˌsiːdiːˈsiː] n abbr (US) (=center for disease control)CD drive n (in computer)lecteur m de CD

CDC

V. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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A magnet for gifted scientists and other professionals looking to serve in public health, CDC has attracted an exceptional cadre of talent over the years.
The controversial CDC analysis "controlled" for smoking--that is, the researchers compared overweight to lean smokers and overweight to lean nonsmokers.
Between the second and third CDC reports, the average blood concentration of mercury in women of childbearing age fell 18 percent, to 0.
But in the case of the CDC, that effort is likely to make things worse, not better.
Provides basic STD information; coordinates CDC STD hotline.
Most recently, he shepherded the CDC through the anthrax crisis, the first fatal bioterrorist attack on U.
Jim Lane, currently president of CDC, and Tim Prunk, currently COO, along with other members of the CDC management team, will remain with the company post-acquisition.
But state and federal agencies often view CDC recommendations and guidelines as indicating good standards of practice.
Even AIDS, though incurable, could generally be avoided by eschewing certain activities; contrary to the impression created by the CDC itself, it never threatened to sweep through the general population.
In confirming the case, the CDC and Food and Drug Administration stressed confidence in the integrity of the U.
The MVI real-time applications provide a great complement to our current systems and the CDC Software approach is excellent.