ornithosis

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


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ornithosis

noun or·ni·tho·sis \ ˌȯr-nə-ˈthō-səs \

medical Definition of ornithosis

plural ornithoses play \-ˌsēz\
: 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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