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psit•ta•co•sis



Pronunciation: (sit"u-kō'sis), [key]
n. Pathol.
a rickettsial disease affecting birds of the parrot family, pigeons, and domestic fowl, caused by the chlamydia Chlamydia psittaci and transmissible to humans. Also called ornithosis, parrot fever.

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