Definition of ornithosis in English:

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ornithosis

Pronunciation: /ˌɔːnɪˈθəʊsɪs/

noun

Another term for psittacosis.
Example sentences
  • C. psittaci causes a rare disease called psittacosis (also known as ornithosis).
  • Ornithosis is one of the most common infections in cage and aviary birds.
  • In medicine (pulmonology), psittacosis — also known as parrot disease, parrot fever, and ornithosis — is a zoonotic infectious disease caused by a bacterium
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