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Noun: CDC
  1. 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)
    - Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Derived forms: CDCs

Type of: agency, authority, bureau, federal agency, government agency, office

Part of: Atlanta, capital of Georgia, Department of Health and Human Services, Health and Human Services, HHS

Encyclopedia: CDC