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aspergillosis

[ as-per-juh-loh-sis ]
/ ˌæs pər dʒəˈloʊ sɪs /
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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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Origin of aspergillosis

1895–1900; <French aspergillose;see aspergillus, -osis
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British Dictionary definitions for aspergillosis

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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Medical definitions for aspergillosis

aspergillosis
[ ăs′pər-jə-lōsĭs ]

n.

An infection or a disease caused by fungi of the genus Aspergillus.
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