ornithosis

noun
or·​ni·​tho·​sis | \ ˌȯr-nə-ˈthō-səs How to pronounce ornithosis (audio) \
plural ornithoses\ ˌȯr-​nə-​ˈthō-​ˌsēz How to pronounce ornithoses (audio) \

Definition of ornithosis

First Known Use of ornithosis

1939, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ornithosis

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“Ornithosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ornithosis. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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ornithosis

noun
or·​ni·​tho·​sis | \ ˌȯr-nə-ˈthō-səs How to pronounce ornithosis (audio) \
plural ornithoses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce ornithoses (audio) \

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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