noun, plural as·per·gil·li [as-per-jil-ahy] /ˌæs pərˈdʒɪl aɪ/. Mycology.
Origin of aspergillus
Examples from the Web for aspergillus
And with Aspergillus, the environment is key: Aspergillus is a ubiquitous airborne mold that can cause allergies and hay fever.Contamination Seen as Cause for New Meningitis Outbreak in Five States|Kent Sepkowitz|October 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In Aspergillus, the threads are simple and erect, with a globose head, around which are clustered chains of simple spores.
Another very common and beautiful mould, Aspergillus glaucus (2, Fig. 22), often grows with Mucor on the top of jam.Through Magic Glasses and Other Lectures|Arabella B. Buckley
Aspergillus glaucus and Penicillium crustaceum are examples of these universal Mucedines.
Another substance produced from the Aspergillus rice is the soja sauce.
Aspergillus, the brush used in Roman Catholic churches for sprinkling holy water on the people.