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English noun: Center for Disease Control and Prevention

1. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (group) 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)


SynonymsCDC


Broader (hypernym)agency, authority, bureau, federal agency, government agency, office


Part meronymAtlanta, capital of Georgia, Department of Health and Human Services, Health and Human Services, HHS









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