Definition of CDC

1. Noun. 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).




Definition of CDC

1. Noun. (business) (initialism of Control Data Corporation Control Data Corporation) ¹

2. Noun. (computing) (initialism of Connected Device Configuration) ¹

3. Noun. (computing) (initialism of Change data capture change data capture) ¹

4. Noun. (medical US) (initialism of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of CDC

1. The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The American agency charged with tracking and investigating public health trends. Its stated mission is To promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability. A part of the U.S. Public Health Services (PHS) under the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the CDC is based in Atlanta, Georgia. It publishes key health information including weekly data on all deaths and diseases reported in the United States ( Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report ) and travelers' health advisories. (12 Dec 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of CDC

CD50
CD55
CD56
CD57
CD58
CD59
CD7
CD8
CD8-positive T-lymphocytes
CD80
CD8 T cell
CD8 cell
CD95
CDA
CDAD
CDC (current term)
CDC5 protein kinase
CDC7 protein kinase
CDCs
CDDL
CDE
CDE antigens
CDE blood group
CDISC
CDK
CDL
CDM
CDMA
CDN
CDO

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