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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ku·ru /ˈkʊr(ˌ)u/
 庫魯病; 新幾內亞震顫病

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ku·ru /ˈkʊ(ə)r(ˌ)u/ 名詞
 庫魯病,庫魯病(新幾內亞震顫病、慢病毒感染)

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 kuru
      n 1: a progressive disease of the central nervous system marked
           by increasing lack of coordination and advancing to
           paralysis and death within a year of the appearance of
           symptoms; thought to have been transmitted by
           cannibalistic consumption of diseased brain tissue since
           the disease virtually disappeared when cannibalism was
           abandoned
      2: 100 kurus equal 1 lira [syn: piaster, piastre]