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epidemic pleurodynia

noun

Medical Definition of EPIDEMIC PLEURODYNIA

:  an acute epidemic form of pleurisy characterized by sudden onset with fever, headache, and acute diaphragmatic pain and caused by various coxsackieviruses (especially serotypes of species Human enterovirus B)—called also Bornholm disease, devil's-grip
April 19, 2015
desiccate Hear it
to dry up or become dried up
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