adjective see psittacosis

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • psittacotic — See psittacosis. * * * …   Universalium

  • psittacotic — psit·ta·cot·ic …   English syllables

  • psittacotic — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|käd.ik adjective Etymology: from New Latin psittacosis, after such pairs as New Latin narcosis : English narcotic : of, relating to, characteristic of, or affected with psittacosis …   Useful english dictionary

  • psittacosis — noun Etymology: New Latin, from Latin psittacus Date: 1897 an infectious disease of birds caused by a bacterium (Chlamydia psittaci), marked by diarrhea and wasting, and transmissible to humans in whom it occurs as a flu like illness often… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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