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n. pl. as·per·gil·li (-jĭl′ī′)
Any of various fungi of the genus Aspergillus, which includes many common molds.

[New Latin Aspergillus, genus name, from aspergillum, aspergillum (from the resemblance of its conidiophore to an aspergillum brush); see aspergillum.]


n, pl -gilli (-ˈdʒɪlaɪ)
(Botany) any ascomycetous fungus of the genus Aspergillus, having chains of conidia attached like bristles to a club-shaped stalk: family Aspergillaceae
[C19: from New Latin aspergillum (from its similar appearance)]


(ˌæs pərˈdʒɪl əs)

n., pl. -gil•li (-ˈdʒɪl aɪ)
any fungus of the genus Aspergillus, having sporophores with a bristly, knoblike top.
[1840–50; < New Latin; alter. of aspergillum]
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Noun1.aspergillus - genus of common molds causing food spoilage and some pathogenic to plants and animalsAspergillus - genus of common molds causing food spoilage and some pathogenic to plants and animals
fungus genus - includes lichen genera
Aspergillaceae, family Aspergillaceae - family of fungi including some common molds
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Major OTA producing fungus in northern Europe is Penicillium verrucosum, and more important in warmer climatic zone is Aspergillus ochraceus [30].
In coffee, Aspergillus ochraceus is an important toxin source dependent on the management of fruits and coffee beans after harvest and storage.
Xylanase activity from Aspergillus niger and Aspergillus ochraceus using mixture of corn cobs and wheat bran increased (18) % these results were reported by (19).
2 (2,86) 2 Aspergillus flavus 2 (2,86) Fusarium tricinctum 1 (1,43) Aspergillus ochraceus 1 (1,43) 3 Penicillium expansum 2 (2,86) Eurotium herbariorum 2 (2,86) 4 Fusarium poae 5 (7,14) Cladosporium herbarum 5 (7,14) Total 70 (100) FIGURA 1.
Yeast extract was also reported as the best nitrogen source for Candida utilis, Saccharomyces cerevisiae [6] and Aspergillus ochraceus [11].
Ocratoxina A (OTA): es una micotoxina nefrotoxica, cancerigena y mutagenica, la cual es producida esencialmente por las especies Aspergillus ochraceus y A.
In addition occasionally ochratoxin A produced by Aspergillus ochraceus or Aspergillus carbonarius may occur in chillies.
021 (Mu) g/g) at 30oC in corn by the Aspergillus ochraceus where as it was minimum at 5oC in wheat by both species i.
In a recent study partially funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), three types of mold were found to contribute to infant asthma: Aspergillus ochraceus, which produces food-contaminating mycotoxins (substances naturally produced by moulds and fungi that are normally present as some form of defense for the organism.
The UC-based team used the environmental relative moldiness index (ERMI), a DNA-based mold level analysis tool, to determine that exposure to Aspergillus ochraceus, Aspergillus unguis and Penicillium variabile was linked to asthma development in the high-risk study population.
Ramos AJ, Magan N and V Sanchis Osmotic and matric potential effects on growth, sclerotia and partitioning of polyols and sugars in colonies and spores of Aspergillus ochraceus.