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Medical Term:

Borna disease virus


an unclassified negative sense single-stranded RNA virus that is the cause of Borna disease, a serious disease of horses that involves infection of the central nervous system.

Synonym(s): enzootic encephalomyelitis virus

[Borna, Saxony, Germany]

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