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Meaning of PSITTACOSIS

Pronunciation:  `situ'kowsis

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an atypical pneumonia caused by a rickettsia microorganism and transmitted to humans from infected birds
  2. [n]  infectious disease of birds
 

PSITTACOSIS is a 11 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: ornithosis, parrot disease, parrot fever
 
 See Also: animal disease, atypical pneumonia, mycoplasmal pneumonia, primary atypical pneumonia

 

 

 

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