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Aspergillus

 [as″per-jil´us]
a genus of fungi (molds), several species of which are endoparasitic and opportunistic pathogens.

Aspergillus

(as'per-jil'ŭs),
A genus of fungi (class Ascomycetes) that contains many species, some with black, brown, or green spores. A few species are pathogenic for humans, birds, and other animals. There are about 300 species in this genus.
[Med. L. a sprinkler, fr. L. aspergo, to sprinkle]

Aspergillus

/As·per·gil·lus/ (as″per-jil´us) a genus of fungi (molds), various species of which are endoparasitic and opportunistic pathogens, and some of which produce antibiotics; it includes A. clava´tus, A. fla´vus, A. fumiga´tus, A. ni´dulans, A. ni´ger, A. ochra´ceus, and A. ter´reus.

Aspergillus

[as′pərjil′əs]
Etymology: L, aspergere, to sprinkle
a genus of fungi that is a common contaminant in the laboratory and a cause of nosocomial infection. The fungus has hyphae and spores, lives in the soil, is ubiquitous, and proliferates rapidly. Inhalation of the spores of the two pathogenic species, A. fumigatus and A. flavus, is common, but infection is rare. However, allergic reaction to the spores can also occur.

Aspergillus

A genus of fungi of the class Deuteromycetes, which are soil dwellers with ± 300 species, some of which are human pathogens. Aspergillus spp are involved in industrial production of organic acids and is a popular model for genetic studies.

Aspergillus

Mycology A genus of fungi of the class Deuteromycetes, which are soil dwellers, with ± 300 species, some of which are human pathogens. See Aspergillus fumigatus.

As·per·gil·lus

(aspĕr-jilŭs)
A genus of fungi that contains many species, a number of them with black, brown, or green spores. A few species are pathogenic in humans.
[Med. L. a sprinkler, fr. L. aspergo, to sprinkle]
Aspergillus causative organism of aspergilliosis, which may secondarily infect nail tissue

As·per·gil·lus

(aspĕr-jilŭs )
A genus of fungi (class Ascomycetes) that contains about 300 species, some with black, brown, or green spores. A few species are pathogenic for humans, birds, and other animals.
[Med. L. a sprinkler, fr. L. aspergo, to sprinkle]

Aspergillus

a genus of fungi (molds), several species of which are parasitic and opportunistic pathogens. Others produce toxins and when they contaminate animal feeds they can cause heavy losses. Includes A. amstelodami, A. chevalieri, A. clavatus, A. flavus oryzae, A. fumigatus, A. maydis, A. niger, A. ochraceus, A. parasiticus, A. taumanii, A. wentii.

Aspergillus fumigatus
a cause of respiratory tract disease in many species. See airsacculitis, aspergillosis.
Aspergillus nidulans, Aspergillus versicolor
produce known carcinogenic toxin, sterigmatocystin.
Aspergillus terreus
a cause of fescue foot and the most common cause of canine disseminated aspergillosis.
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