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devil's grip Syllabification: dev·il's grip

Definition of devil's grip in English:


Informal term for Bornholm disease.
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  • Epidemic pleurodynia also is called Bornholm disease, Sylvest's disease, devil's grip and epidemic benign dry pleurisy.
  • It was definitely the devil's grip - you don't forget that pain.
  • They are enterovirus, devil's grip, enteroviral vesicular pharyngitis, enteroviral vesicular stomatitis with exanthem (Hand, foot and mouth disease), enteroviral lymphonodular pharyngitis (acute lymphonodular pharyngitis), Bornholm disease, epidemic myalgia.

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