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[ ăs′pər-jə-lōmə ]


An infectious granuloma caused by fungi of the genus Aspergillus.
A variety of bronchopulmonary aspergillosis characterized by a ball-like mass of the fungus Aspergillus fumigatus in an existing cavity in the lung.fungus ball

Nearby words

asperate, asperation, asperger syndrome, asperger's syndrome, asperges, aspergilloma, aspergillosis, aspergillum, aspergillus, asperity, aspermatism
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