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[as-per-juh-loh-sis] /ˌæs pər dʒəˈloʊ sɪs/
noun, plural aspergilloses
[as-per-juh-loh-seez] /ˌæs pər dʒəˈloʊ siz/ (Show IPA)
an infection or disease caused by a mold of the genus Aspergillus, characterized by granulomatous lesions of the lungs, skin, etc.
Origin of aspergillosis
1895-1900; < French aspergillose; see aspergillus, -osis Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for aspergillosis


noun (pl) -ses (-siːz)
a rare fungal infection, esp of the mucous membranes or lungs, caused by various species of Aspergillus
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin, from aspergillus
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aspergillosis in Medicine

aspergillosis as·per·gil·lo·sis (ās'pər-jə-lō'sĭs)
An infection or a disease caused by fungi of the genus Aspergillus.

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