[awr-nuh-thoh-sis] /ˌɔr nəˈθoʊ sɪs/
noun, Veterinary Pathology.
psittacosis, especially of birds other than those of the parrot family.
a disease identical to psittacosis that occurs in birds other than parrots and can be transmitted to man
ornithosis or·ni·tho·sis (ôr’nə-thō’sĭs)
A disease of birds caused by Chlamydia psittaci and contracted by humans through contact with infected birds.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
[aw-raw] /ˈɔ rɔ/ noun, Spanish. 1. . 1. a combining form meaning “mountain,” used in the formation of compound words: orography. 1. a combining form meaning “mouth,” used in the formation of compound words: oropharynx. combining form 1. mountain: orogeny, orography combining form 1. oral; mouth: oromaxillary word-forming element meaning “mountain,” from Greek oros “mountain” […]
[uh-rij-uh-nl] /əˈrɪdʒ ə nl/ adjective 1. belonging or pertaining to the or beginning of something, or to a thing at its beginning: The book still has its original binding. 2. new; fresh; inventive; novel: an original way of advertising. 3. arising or proceeding independently of anything else: an original view of history. 4. capable of […]
[awr-i-jin, or-] /ˈɔr ɪ dʒɪn, ˈɒr-/ noun 1. something from which anything arises or is derived; source; fountainhead: to follow a stream to its origin. 2. rise or derivation from a particular source: the origin of a word. 3. the first stage of existence; beginning: the origin of Quakerism in America. 4. ancestry; parentage; extraction: […]