aspergilloses

aspergillosis

[as-per-juh-loh-sis]
noun, plural aspergilloses [as-per-juh-loh-seez] .
an infection or disease caused by a mold of the genus Aspergillus, characterized by granulomatous lesions of the lungs, skin, etc.

Origin:
1895–1900; < French aspergillose; see aspergillus, -osis

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aspergillosis (æˌspɜːdʒɪˈləʊsɪs)
 
n , pl -ses
a rare fungal infection, esp of the mucous membranes or lungs, caused by various species of Aspergillus
 
[C19: from New Latin, from aspergillus]

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aspergillosis as·per·gil·lo·sis (ās'pər-jə-lō'sĭs)
n.
An infection or a disease caused by fungi of the genus Aspergillus.

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