- an infection or disease caused by a mold of the genus Aspergillus, characterized by granulomatous lesions of the lungs, skin, etc.
Origin of aspergillosis
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- 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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- An infection or a disease caused by fungi of the genus Aspergillus.
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