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Bornholm disease

/ (ˈbɔːnˌhɒlm) /
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noun
an epidemic virus infection characterized by pain round the base of the chest
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Word Origin for Bornholm disease

C20: named after Bornholm, where it was first described
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Medical definitions for Bornholm disease

Bornholm disease
[ bôrnhōm′, -hōlm′, -hôlm′ ]

n.
epidemic pleurodynia
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