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aspergillus

noun as·per·gil·lus \-ˈji-ləs\
plural as·per·gil·li\-ˈji-ˌlī\

Definition of ASPERGILLUS

:  any of a genus (Aspergillus) of ascomycetous fungi with branched radiate sporophores including many common molds

Origin of ASPERGILLUS

New Latin, genus name, from aspergillum
First Known Use: 1862
Medical Dictionary

aspergillus

noun as·per·gil·lus \-ˈjil-əs\

Medical Definition of ASPERGILLUS

1
capitalized :  a genus of ascomycetous fungi with branched radiate sporophores including many common molds
2
plural as·per·gil·li \-ˈjil-ˌī, -(ˌ)ē\ :  any fungus of the genus Aspergillus

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