ornithosis

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noun or·ni·tho·sis \ˌȯr-nə-ˈthō-səs\

Definition of ornithosis

plural

ornithoses

play \ˌȯr-nə-ˈthō-ˌsēz\

Origin and Etymology of ornithosis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1939


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ornithosis

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noun or·ni·tho·sis \ˌȯr-nə-ˈthō-səs\

Medical Definition of ornithosis

plural

ornithoses

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  1. :  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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