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Definition 1: an opportunistic infection by a fungus of the genus Aspergillus; characterized by inflammation and lesions of the ear and other organs - [noun denoting state]

(aspergillosis is a kind of ...) any infection caused by a microorganism that does not normally cause disease in humans; occurs in persons with abnormally functioning immune systems (as AIDS patients or transplant patients receiving immunosuppressive drugs)

Definition 2: disease especially in agricultural workers caused by inhalation of Aspergillus spores causing lumps in skin and ears and respiratory organs - [noun denoting state]

(aspergillosis is a kind of ...) an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning

Definition 3: severe respiratory disease of birds that takes the form of an acute rapidly fatal pneumonia in young chickens and turkeys - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for aspergillosis in the sense of this definition

(aspergillosis is a kind of ...) a disease that typically does not affect human beings

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