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NOUN (2)

1. infectious disease of birds;
[syn: psittacosis, parrot disease]

2. an atypical pneumonia caused by a rickettsia microorganism and transmitted to humans from infected birds;
[syn: psittacosis, parrot fever, ornithosis]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

psittacosis n 1: infectious disease of birds [syn: psittacosis, parrot disease] 2: an atypical pneumonia caused by a rickettsia microorganism and transmitted to humans from infected birds [syn: psittacosis, parrot fever, ornithosis]