Definitions for ornithosis

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  1. psittacosis, parrot fever, ornithosis(noun)

    an atypical pneumonia caused by a rickettsia microorganism and transmitted to humans from infected birds

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  1. ornithosis(Noun)

    The avian disease psittacosis when transmitted to humans


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