noun, Pathology.
(def 2).
[ploo r-uh-din-ee-uh] /ˌplʊər əˈdɪn i ə/
noun, Pathology.
pain in the chest or side.
Also called epidemic pleurodynia, devil’s grip. an epidemic disease caused by a coxsackievirus, characterized by sudden chest pain, mild fever, and recurrence on the third day of these symptoms.
pain in the muscles between the ribs

epidemic pleurodynia n.
An epidemic disease caused by a coxsackievirus, characterized by paroxysmal pain in the lower chest and accompanied by fever, headache, and malaise. Also called Bornholm disease, devil’s grip, diaphragmatic pleurisy, epidemic myalgia, epidemic myositis.

pleurodynia pleu·ro·dyn·i·a (plur’ə-dĭn’ē-ə)


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