Definition of Aspergillus fumigatus
1. Noun. A mold causing aspergillosis in birds and man.
Medical Definition of Aspergillus fumigatus
1. A species of imperfect fungi from which the antibiotic fumigatin is obtained. Its spores may cause respiratory infection in birds and mammals. (12 Dec 1998)
Lexicographical Neighbors of Aspergillus Fumigatus
Literary usage of Aspergillus fumigatus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Essentials of Bacteriology by Michael Valentine Ball, Paul Garfield Weston (1913)
"aspergillus fumigatus (X 500) (Frankel and Pfeiffer). Growth. ... Aspergillus Fumigatus.—Is pathogenic for rabbits when injected into them. ..."
2. Microbiology: A Text-book of Microörganisms, General and Applied by Charles Edward Marshall (1917)
"aspergillus fumigatus, Fresenius, is a green form characterized by short conidiophores enlarging gradually into heads and bearing a single set of sterigmata ..."
3. Bacteriological Diagnosis: Tabular Aids for Use in Practical Work by James Eisenberg (1892)
"aspergillus fumigatus. In the air-passages of a bird (Fresenius). On white bread (Lichtheim). Observed saprophytically in human lungs, external auditory ..."
4. Ophthalmology; Essays, Abstracts and Reviews. edited by Henry Vanderbilt Würdemann, Nelson Miles Black (1906)
"In nearly all the cases there is found the aspergillus fumigatus. Markoff has also said that the rarity of the affection is due in part to the fact that ..."