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bovine spongiform encephalopathy

Definition:
A transmissible encephalopathy of cattle characterized by a spongiform structure of the brain tissue, and associated with abnormal prion proteins in the brain.
Concept Schemes:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt-core
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Broader Concept:
Entry Terms:
  • BSE (animal disease)
  • bovine spongiform encephalitis
  • mad cow disease
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/18992
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