CTE

Meaning

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy

A health acronym that stands for a progressive degenerative disease; occurs in persons who have suffered head injuries like concussions; often found in athletes, especially football players, who have experienced repetitive brain trauma.

Example

"They discovered that he was suffering from CTE after examining his body."

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Last Updated: March 18, 2015

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