- an epidemic virus infection characterized by pain round the base of the chest
Word Origin for Bornholm disease
C20: named after Bornholm, where it was first described
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Bornholm disease(bôrn′hōm′, -hōlm′, -hôlm′)
- epidemic pleurodynia
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