Definition of ornithosis in English:

ornithosis

noun

  • another term for psittacosis
    • ‘Ornithosis is one of the most common infections in cage and aviary birds.’
    • ‘In medicine (pulmonology), psittacosis — also known as parrot disease, parrot fever, and ornithosis — is a zoonotic infectious disease caused by a bacterium’
    • ‘C. psittaci causes a rare disease called psittacosis (also known as ornithosis).’

Pronunciation

ornithosis

/ˌɔːnɪˈθəʊsɪs/