Pronunciation: (ploor"u-din'ē-u), [key]
1. pain in the chest or side.
2. 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.
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