see Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE)
Scientifically known as BSE (bovine spongiform encephalopathy), where Bovine means "cow", spongiform means "sponge-like", and encephalopathy means "brain disease". A cattle disease that destroys the brain and can be fatal in people who eat infected beef. It is related to disease in humans called new variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (nvCJD).
a fatal disease of cattle that affects the central nervous system; causes staggering and agitation
Slang term for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (see 'BSE').
Common name for BSE.
A disease that affects the nervous system of cattle and is caused by a transmissible protein particle or "prion."
See BSE (Bovine spongiform encephalopathy).
scientifically known as bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), this disease in cattle is related to a disease in humans called new variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (nvCJD).
Another term for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE).