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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.]
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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)]
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(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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Aspergillus terreus (JCM 10227) and Aspergillus versicolor (NRRL 238) were kindly obtained from Culture Collection of school of Pharmacy and Bio-molecular science, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom.
Building-associated pulmonary disease from exposure to Stachybotrys chartarum and Aspergillus versicolor. J Occup Environ Med.
A total of 18 DNA sequences with 524 bp from the ribosomal DNA region (ITS-5.8S-ITS) were obtained for 18 fungi isolates, and the results showed nine species identified: Aspergillus versicolor, Fusarium solani (synonym of F.
Characterization of 2 related exoantigens from the biodeteriogenic fungus Aspergillus versicolor. Int Biodeterior Biodegradation.
[7] applied this method to determine the amylase activity of Aspergillus versicolor, as well as that of Penicillium sp., in their preliminary study (Figure 7).
+ + Aspergillus candidus + - Aspergillus flavus + + Aspergillus fumigatus + - Aspergillus niger + + Aspergillus sydowii + + Aspergillus terreus + + Aspergillus versicolor + + Cladosporium spp.
Onychomycosis Causative Organisms in the United States Dermatophytes Yeasts Most Common Trichophyton rubrum Candida parapsilosis Less Common Trichophyton mentagrophytes Candida albicans Least Common Trichophyton tonsurans Candida guilliermondii Microsporum canis Candida tropicalis Epidermophyton ftoccosum Candida lusitaniae Nondermatophyte Molds Most Common Acremonium spp Fusarium spp Less Common Scopulariopsis spp Least Common Scytalidium spp Aspergillus versicolor Aspergillus flavus Aspergillus fumigatus Aspergillus terreus Source: Ghannoum MD, Hajjeh RA, Scher R.
All species of Fusarium, Scedosporium, and the Mucorales, as well as 11 of 13 Aspergillus species (85%; Aspergillus versicolor and Aspergillus wentii excepted) used in the study were accurately detected and differentiated.
According to the researchers "AMA, extracted from a strain of Aspergillus versicolor and combined with a carbapenem antibiotic, inactivated the NDM-1 gene in three drug-resistant superbugs-Enterobacteriaceae, a group of bacteria that includes E.