[ as-per-juh-loh-sis ]
/ ˌæs pər dʒəˈloʊ sɪs /
noun, plural as·per·gil·lo·ses [as-per-juh-loh-seez] /ˌæs pər dʒəˈloʊ siz/.
an infection or disease caused by a mold of the genus Aspergillus, characterized by granulomatous lesions of the lungs, skin, etc.
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British Dictionary definitions for aspergillosis
/ (æˌspɜːdʒɪˈləʊsɪs) /
noun plural -ses (-siːz)
a rare fungal infection, esp of the mucous membranes or lungs, caused by various species of Aspergillus
Word Origin for aspergillosis
C19: from New Latin, from aspergillus
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Medicine definitions for aspergillosis
[ ăs′pər-jə-lō′sĭs ]
An infection or a disease caused by fungi of the genus Aspergillus.
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