an infection or disease caused by a mold of the genus Aspergillus, characterized by granulomatous lesions of the lungs, skin, etc.
noun (pl) -ses (-siːz)
a rare fungal infection, esp of the mucous membranes or lungs, caused by various species of Aspergillus
aspergillosis as·per·gil·lo·sis (ās’pər-jə-lō’sĭs)
An infection or a disease caused by fungi of the genus Aspergillus.
harshness or sharpness of tone, temper, or manner; severity; acrimony: The cause of her anger did not warrant such asperity. hardship; difficulty; rigor: the asperities of polar weather. roughness of surface; unevenness. something rough or harsh. Contemporary Examples He looked at the president when the president spoke, and his expression revealed no asperity or disdain. […]
noun (pathol) the failure to form or emit semen
aspermatism aspermatism a·sper·ma·tism (ā-spûr’mə-tĭz’əm, ə-spûr’-) or a·sper·mi·a (ā-spûr’mē-ə, ā-spûr’-) n. The inability to secrete or ejaculate semen.
to attack with false, malicious, and damaging charges or insinuations; slander. to sprinkle; bespatter. Contemporary Examples I don’t wish to asperse the fellow, but he does have a background as a Republican staffer and operative. Who Inspects the Inspector? Michael Tomasky August 19, 2013 Historical Examples For endeavoring to asperse your petitioner’s personal character in […]