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as·per·gil·lo·sis

 (ăs′pər-jə-lō′sĭs)
n.
An infection or disease caused by fungi of the genus Aspergillus.

aspergillosis

(æˌspɜːdʒɪˈləʊsɪs)
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.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aspergillosis - severe respiratory disease of birds that takes the form of an acute rapidly fatal pneumonia in young chickens and turkeysaspergillosis - 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 organsaspergillosis - disease especially in agricultural workers caused by inhalation of Aspergillus spores causing lumps in skin and ears and respiratory organs
disease - an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning
Translations

as·per·gil·lo·sis

n. aspergilosis, infección producida por el hongo Aspergillus que suele afectar el oído;
acute invasive ______ invasiva aguda;
disseminated ______ diseminada.

aspergillosis

n aspergilosis f
References in periodicals archive ?
Considering the history, clinical picture and investigations, a diagnosis of Chronic Granu-lomatous Disease with pulmonary aspergillosis was made.
Pulmonary aspergillosis is an acute or chronic lung disease due to aspergillus infection and daily inhalation of aspergillus conidia.
He was hospitalized with bacterial and viral pneumonia, developed clinical invasive pulmonary aspergillosis, and was treated with itraconazole and caspofungin, followed by posaconazole and caspofungin, then inhaled amphotericin B.
VCZ at 40 mg/kg was efficacious in quail with experimental pulmonary aspergillosis.
Pulmonary aspergillosis is acquired by inhalation of airborne spores in the environment.
HYDERABAD -- Allergic Broncho Pulmonary Aspergillosis ( ABPA), is an allergic lung reaction to a type of fungus that occurs in some people with asthma or cystic fibrosis, causing cough, wheezing and sometimes fever and if untreated, chronic lung damage may develop.
The first invasive pulmonary aspergillosis associated with infiximab therapy was reported in a patient with fistulizing Crohn's disease (6).
Chronic pulmonary aspergillosis (CPA) is a chronic form of debilitating aspergillus infection that affects patients with pre-existing structural lung diseases [1].
Given the patient's immunocompromised state, being on steroids, and recent diagnosis of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis, the clinical suspicion for a fungal mass was high.
Pulmonary aspergillosis was excluded by the chest physicians.
Kontoyiannis, "Predictors of pulmonary zygomycosis versus invasive pulmonary aspergillosis in patients with cancer," Clinical Infectious Diseases, vol.

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