Aspergilloma



aspergilloma

aspergilloma as·per·gil·lo·ma (ās’pər-jə-lō’mə)
n.

An infectious granuloma caused by fungi of the genus Aspergillus.

A variety of bronchopulmonary aspergillosis characterized by a ball-like mass of the fungus Aspergillus fumigatus in an existing cavity in the lung. Also called fungus ball.

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