Definition of Genus aspergillus
1. Noun. Genus of common molds causing food spoilage and some pathogenic to plants and animals.
Generic synonyms: Fungus Genus
Group relationships: Aspergillaceae, Family Aspergillaceae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Aspergillus
Literary usage of Genus aspergillus
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1. The Pathology and Differential Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases of Animals by Veranus Alva Moore (1916)
"The term Aspergillosis has been given to the morbid changes or diseases in different species of mammals and birds caused by the genus Aspergillus. ..."
2. The Monthly Microscopical Journal: Transactions of the Royal Microscopical (1869)
"... 17th January, 1868, that the genus Aspergillus is characterized by "capsules containing numerous globular seeds," a character which, to a certain extent ..."
3. Household Bacteriology for Students in Domestic Sciences by Estelle Denis Buchanan, Robert Earle Buchanan (1913)
"THE genus aspergillus The characteristics of this genus have already been described in the chapter on molds. It is of importance from two points of view. ..."
4. Fermentation Organisms; a Laboratory Handbook by Albert Klocker (1903)
"Genus : Aspergillus, Micheli. The end of the conidiophore is inflated into a head. On this head the numerous small flask-shaped sterigmata are found from ..."
5. A Text-book of Mycology and Plant Pathology by John William Harshberger (1917)
"The moulds of the genus Aspergillus (Figs. 49 and 50) are usually saprophytic, and are found upon decaying vegetables, moldy corn and other cereals. ..."
6. Botanical Abstracts by Board of Control of Botanical Abstracts (1920)
"[A new fungus of the genus Aspergillus isolated from a case of onychomycosis. Compt. Rend. Acad. Sei. Paris 170: 523, 534. 1920.—CH and WK Parr. 1225. ..."