aluminosis


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aluminosis

a respiratory disease caused by prolonged inhalation of aluminum particles.
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A follow-up study of five cases of aluminosis. Int Arch Occup Environ Health.
The high concentration and prolonged inhalation effects of alumina and silica contained in clays, flint, alumina and other ceramic raw materials are medically recognized as causing aluminosis, silicosis and other lung diseases.