Origin and Etymology of ornithosis
First Known Use: 1939See Words from the same year
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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