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An infection or disease caused by fungi of the genus Aspergillus.
n, pl -ses (-siːz)
(Pathology) a rare fungal infection, esp of the mucous membranes or lungs, caused by various species of Aspergillus
[C19: from New Latin, from aspergillus]
as•per•gil•lo•sis(ˌæs pər dʒəˈloʊ sɪs)
n., pl. -ses (-sēz).
an infection or disease caused by a mold of the genus Aspergillus, characterized by granulomatous lesions, as of the lungs and skin.
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|Noun||1.||aspergillosis - severe respiratory disease of birds that takes the form of an acute rapidly fatal pneumonia in young chickens and turkeys|
animal disease - a disease that typically does not affect human beings
|2.||aspergillosis - an opportunistic infection by a fungus of the genus Aspergillus; characterized by inflammation and lesions of the ear and other organs|
opportunistic infection - any infection caused by a microorganism that does not normally cause disease in humans; occurs in persons with abnormally functioning immune systems (as AIDS patients or transplant patients receiving immunosuppressive drugs)
|3.||aspergillosis - disease especially in agricultural workers caused by inhalation of Aspergillus spores causing lumps in skin and ears and respiratory organs|
n. aspergilosis, infección producida por el hongo Aspergillus que suele afectar el oído;
acute invasive ___ → ___ invasiva aguda;
disseminated ___ → ___ diseminada.