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
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Former pipefitter John Hulston died in February 2016 from fibrosis of the lung and asbestosis - a longterm lung disease caused by prolonged exposure to asbestos.
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The former shipyard worker, who suffers from lung condition asbestosis, said: "My health has really dipped in the past couple of years.
Although the original document had also dealt with mesothelioma, lung cancer, and benign asbestos-related pleural diseases, the committee members chose to limit their analysis to asbestosis.
He addresses the history of the commercial use of asbestos and the discovery of adverse health effects, the development of workers' compensation and employer responsibility, asbestosis, the association between asbestosis and lung cancer, asbestos-related pleural disease, and other related cancers and diseases.
A PENSIONER who developed asbestosis after working in the boiler room of Cardiff Council's school meals department will go without a penny in compensation after a High Court ruling.
Derek Goode, of Hall Green, died in May 2013 after being diagnosed with pleural thickening and asbestosis.
THE Liverpool coroner has called for a judicial review into the case of a man whose death was linked to asbestosis exposure.
Se ha documentado ampliamente el dano ocasionado en humanos por la exposicion a asbesto: enfermedades pulmonares como la asbestosis (una forma de fibrosis pulmonar), placas, engrosamientos y derrames pleurales, y danos del ADN que llevan al desarrollo de cancer de laringe y pulmon y de mesotelioma (3,4).
It was also understood he had been told he was suffering from the industrial disease asbestosis.
Asbestosis is caused by the inhalation of asbestos fibers.
Washington, Apr 13 ( ANI ): The chances of developing lung cancer associated with asbestos exposure, asbestosis and smoking are dramatically increased when these three risk factors are combined, a new study has found.