asbestosis

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as·bes·to·sis

 (ăs′bĕs-tō′sĭs, ăz′-)
n.
A chronic, progressive lung disease caused by prolonged inhalation of asbestos fibers.


as′bes·tot′ic (-tŏt′ĭk) adj.

asbestosis

(ˌæsbɛsˈtəʊsɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the lungs resulting from chronic inhalation of asbestos particles

as•bes•to•sis

(ˌæs bɛˈstoʊ sɪs, ˌæz-)

n.
a lung disease caused by the inhalation of asbestos dust.
[1925–30]

asbestosis

A lung disease caused by the inhalation of fibers of the building material asbestos. They penetrate the lungs and eventually cause thickening of the lung tissue, which interferes with its functioning.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.asbestosis - lung disease caused by inhaling asbestos particlesasbestosis - lung disease caused by inhaling asbestos particles
pneumoconiosis, pneumonoconiosis - chronic respiratory disease caused by inhaling metallic or mineral particles
Translations

asbestosis

[ˌæzbesˈtəusɪs] Nasbestosis f inv

asbestosis

n (Med) → Asbestose f, → Asbeststaublunge f

asbestosis

[ˌæsbɛsˈtəʊsɪs] nasbestosi f

as·bes·to·sis

n. asbestosis, infección crónica de los pulmones causada por el polvo del asbesto.

asbestosis

n asbestosis f