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Borna disease

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Definition of Borna disease in English:

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.

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