Definición de psittacosis en inglés:

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psittacosis

Pronunciación: /ˌsidəˈkōsəs/

sustantivo

A contagious disease of birds, caused by chlamydiae and transmissible (especially from parrots) to human beings as a form of pneumonia.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • One species, C. psittaci, causes psittacosis (so-called parrot fever), a respiratory infection transmitted from birds to people.
  • C. psittaci causes a rare disease called psittacosis (also known as ornithosis).
  • Though some birds with psittacosis don't display any signs or symptoms, others lose feathers or change their eating habits.

Origen

Late 19th century: from Latin psittacus 'parrot' + -osis.

Palabras que riman con psittacosis

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División en sílabas: psit·ta·co·sis

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