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Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Defined
Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy
[ kron-ik ] [ truh-mat-ik, traw-, trou- ] [ en-sef-uh-lop-uh-thee ]
a progressive degenerative neurological diesease caused by the repeated cerebral concussion or milder traumatic brain injury and characterized by memory loss, behavioral disturbances, speech problems, slowed movement, etc. The disease was first indentited in boxers. Abbreviation: CTE
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