Medical Term:

Aspergillus

Pronunciation: as′per-jil′ŭs

Definition: 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]

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