anthracosis

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an·thra·co·sis

 (ăn′thrə-kō′sĭs)
[New Latin : Greek anthrax, anthrak-, charcoal + -osis.]

anthracosis

(ˌænθrəˈkəʊsɪs)
n
(Pathology) a lung disease due to inhalation of coal dust. Informal name: coal miner's lung

anthracosis

a disease of coal miners caused by the inhalation of coal dust.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anthracosis - lung disease caused by inhaling coal dust
pneumoconiosis, pneumonoconiosis - chronic respiratory disease caused by inhaling metallic or mineral particles
Translations

an·thra·co·sis

n. antracosis, condición pulmonar causada por la inhalación prolongada de polvo de carbón.

anthracosis

n antracosis f
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