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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An atypical pneumonia caused by a rickettsia microorganism and transmitted to humans from infected birds; Infectious disease of birds.

Usage examples (22)
  • Parrot fever, also known as psittacosis, must be reported to the Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control (Smittskyddsinstitutet) as well as infectious disease...
  • The Disease is called psittacosis - also known as parrot disease, parrot fever, and ornithosis - is a zoonotic infectious disease caused by a bacterium called...
  • He insisted my lungs looked like I had psittacosis.
  • Rickettsia: typhus, Rocky Mountain fever, Q fever, the psittacosis. for more
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