from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Psittacosis, especially as contracted by humans from birds.
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- n. The avian disease psittacosis when transmitted to humans
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- n. an atypical pneumonia caused by a rickettsia microorganism and transmitted to humans from infected birds
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