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aspergillosis


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  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  aspergillosis 
  n  1:  severe  respiratory  disease  of  birds  that  takes  the  form  of 
  an  acute  rapidly  fatal  pneumonia  in  young  chickens  and 
  turkeys  [syn:  {brooder  pneumonia}] 
  2:  an  opportunistic  infection  by  a  fungus  of  the  genus 
  Aspergillus;  characterized  by  inflammation  and  lesions  of 
  the  ear  and  other  organs 
  3:  disease  especially  in  agricultural  workers  caused  by 
  inhalation  of  Aspergillus  spores  causing  lumps  in  skin  and 
  ears  and  respiratory  organs 




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