ornithosis


or·ni·tho·sis

noun \ˌr-nə-ˈthō-səs\
plural or·ni·tho·ses\-ˌsēz\

Definition of ORNITHOSIS

Origin of ORNITHOSIS

New Latin
First Known Use: 1939

or·ni·tho·sis

noun \ˌr-nə-ˈthō-səs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural or·ni·tho·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of ORNITHOSIS

: psittacosis; especially : a form of the disease occurring in or originating in birds (as the turkeys and pigeons) that do not belong to the family (Psittacidae) containing the parrots

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