brooder pneumonia
a lung disease of chicks and other young birds, acquired from moldy grain or straw; it is a form of aspergillosis, usually caused by Aspergillus fumigatus.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • brooder pneumonia — noun severe respiratory disease of birds that takes the form of an acute rapidly fatal pneumonia in young chickens and turkeys • Syn: ↑aspergillosis • Hypernyms: ↑animal disease * * * noun : aspergillosis of young birds …   Useful english dictionary

  • brooder pneumonia — /brudə njuˈmoʊnjə/ (say broohduh nyooh mohnyuh) noun an acute pulmonary disease, caused by Aspergillus fumigatus fungus and resulting in high mortality among poultry, especially turkeys; aspergillosis …   Australian English dictionary

  • mycotic pneumonia — noun : brooder pneumonia of the chicken …   Useful english dictionary

  • animal disease — noun a disease that typically does not affect human beings • Hypernyms: ↑disease • Hyponyms: ↑warble, ↑anaplasmosis, ↑aspergillosis, ↑brooder pneumonia, ↑bighead, ↑bovine spong …   Useful english dictionary

  • aspergillosis — noun 1. severe respiratory disease of birds that takes the form of an acute rapidly fatal pneumonia in young chickens and turkeys • Syn: ↑brooder pneumonia • Hypernyms: ↑animal disease 2. an opportunistic infection by a fungus of the genus… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aspergillus fumigatus — a thermotolerant species with blue or green conidial heads, usually found growing in soils and manure. It can cause infections of the ear, nose, lungs and other organs, and in birds it can cause brooder pneumonia. Inhalation of its spores in… …   Medical dictionary

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