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Definitions for aspergillosis
ˌæs pər dʒəˈloʊ sɪsas·pergillo·sis

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aspergillosis, brooder pneumonianoun

    severe respiratory disease of birds that takes the form of an acute rapidly fatal pneumonia in young chickens and turkeys

  2. aspergillosisnoun

    an opportunistic infection by a fungus of the genus Aspergillus; characterized by inflammation and lesions of the ear and other organs

  3. aspergillosisnoun

    disease especially in agricultural workers caused by inhalation of Aspergillus spores causing lumps in skin and ears and respiratory organs


  1. aspergillosisnoun

    Any of various infections by fungi of the genus Aspergillus that cause granulomatous lesions


  1. aspergillosis

    Aspergillosis is an infection, allergic reaction, or fungal growth caused by various species of Aspergillus, a type, or genus, of mold that is commonly found indoors and outdoors. The severity of aspergillosis can vary significantly, ranging from mild or moderate asthma or allergic reactions to severe, life-threatening infections, particularly in individuals with weakened immune systems or lung diseases.


  1. Aspergillosis

    Aspergillosis is the name given to a wide variety of diseases caused by infection by fungi of the genus Aspergillus. The most common forms are allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis, pulmonary aspergilloma, and invasive aspergillosis. Most humans inhale Aspergillus spores every day. Aspergillosis develops mainly in individuals who are immunocompromised, either from disease or from immunosuppressive drugs, and is a leading cause of death in acute leukemia and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. The most common cause is Aspergillus fumigatus.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Aspergillosis

    Infections with fungi of the genus ASPERGILLUS.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aspergillosis in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aspergillosis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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