Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE)

Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE),

Definition of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE):

  1. Any of various degenerative diseases of the central nervous system characterized by histological change in brain tissue, which assumes a sponge-like appearance due to the degeneration and loss of neurones, and the appearance of vacuoles; bovine spongiform encephalopathy.

  2. Medical name for mad cow disease.

Meaning of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) & Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) Definition