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Bornholm disease

noun
  1. an epidemic virus infection characterized by pain round the base of the chest
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Word Origin

C20: named after Bornholm, where it was first described
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bornholm disease in Medicine

Bornholm disease

(bôrnhōm′, -hōlm′, -hôlm′)
n.
  1. epidemic pleurodynia