Definition of Borna disease in English:

Borna disease

Line breaks: Borna dis|ease

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

[mass noun]
  • An infectious neurological disease affecting horses and other mammal and bird species, caused by an RNA virus ( Borna disease virus).

Origin

1920s: from Borna, the name of a town and district near Leipzig in Germany where an outbreak occurred.

More definitions of Borna disease

Definition of Borna disease in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day mage
Pronunciation: māj
noun
a magician or learned person