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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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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Anthracosis is not a previously known cause of left vocal fold paralysis.
Other important agents of pulmonary disease consist of Hydatidosis [23], calcified cyst of Cysticercus bovis, Dictyocoulus viviparous, Dictyocoulus filarial and Mullerius capillaris [3], Tuberculosis [1,2,13], Anthracosis and Melanosis [18].
In a pathology study of S&R dogs (18 deployed and five control) that died between October 2002 and September 11, 2006, pulmonary anthracosis and particulate matter were commonly found in the lungs of both groups.
The condition, called anthracosis, is from soot and carbon in tobacco smoke, combined with carbon in air pollution from trucks, cars, coal-fired power plants, etc.