Bovine spongiform encepalopathy/Definition

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A definition or brief description of Bovine spongiform encepalopathy.

Popularly called "mad cow disease", an incurable neurological disease of cattle and other animals, transmissible to humans, where it is referred to as variant or new variant Creuzfeldt-Jakob syndrome.