aspergillosis

Lung disease caused by fungi of the genus Aspergillus .

aspergillosis

Type: Term Pronunciation: as′per-ji-lō′sis Definitions: 1. The presence of the fungus Aspergillus in the tissues (invasive aspergillosis) or air-containing body cavities.
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aspergillosis

[n] - severe respiratory disease of birds that takes the form of an acute rapidly fatal pneumonia in young chickens and turkeys 2. [n] - an opportunistic infection by a fungus of the genus Aspergillus 3. [n] - disease especially in agricultural workers caused by inhalation of Aspergillus spores causing lumps in skin and ears and resp...
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Aspergillosis

A prescribed disease caused by exposure to the Aspergillus fungus commonly associated with asthma-like symptoms. It can occasionally grow in the eye or heart valves with serious consequences. Occupations at risk include farming and horticulture.
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Aspergillosis

Noun: An infection caused by aspergillus, a fungus which grows in decaying vegetation. The spores of this fungus are usually present in the air all the year round. Aspergillus is harmless to healthy people but causes trouble in certain circumstances. It may cause serious and often fatal infection in people with reduced resistance, such as those bei...
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Aspergillosis

Aspergillosis: Infection with the fungus Aspergillus, seen especially in people with a deficient immune system. The clinical features of aspergillosis can include invasive lung infection and disseminated disease, usually with fever, cough, spitting up blood, and chest pain. Aspergillosis may mimic asthma with cough and inspiratory stridor (noise on...
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aspergillosis

<disease> A fungal (Aspergillus) infection in the tissues marked by inflammatory granulomatous lesions. This infection may affect the lungs, ear canal, skin or the mucous membranes of the eye, nose or urethra. May cause pulmonary aspergillosis in individuals with asthma. More common in the immunocompromised individual (AIDS). ... Symptoms of ...
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aspergillosis

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

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

(as″pәr-jil-o´sis) a disease caused by species of Aspergillus, marked by inflammatory granulomatous lesions in the skin, ear, orbit, nasal sinuses, lungs, and sometimes bones and meninges. bronchopulmonary aspergillosis infection of the lungs and bronchi by Aspergillus; see as...
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aspergillosis

a number of different disease states in human beings that are caused by fungi of the genus Aspergillus, especially A. fumigatus, A. flavus, and A. ...
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aspergillosis

aspergillosis Infection with the fungus Aspergillus, seen especially in people with a deficient immune system. The clinical features of aspergillosis can include invasive lung infection and disseminated disease, usually with fever, cough, spitting up blood, and chest pain. Aspergillosis may mimic asthma with cough and inspiratory stridor (noise on...
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aspergillosis

An infectious fungal disease that occurs most often in the skin, ears, nasal sinuses, and lungs of people with suppressed immune systems.
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Aspergillosis

Aspergillosis is the name given to a wide variety of diseases caused by infection by fungi of the genus Aspergillus. The majority of cases occur in people with underlying illnesses such as tuberculosis or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), but with otherwise healthy immune systems. Most commonly, aspergillosis occurs in the form of chro...
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