pneumoconiotic


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pneu·mo·co·ni·o·sis

 (no͞o′mō-kō′nē-ō′sĭs, nyo͞o′-)
n.
Any of several, usually occupational diseases of the lungs, such as asbestosis or silicosis, caused by prolonged inhalation of especially mineral or metallic dust particles.

[pneumo- + Greek konis, koniā, dust + -osis.]

pneu′mo·co′ni·ot′ic (-ŏt′ĭk) adj. & n.

pneumoconiotic

(ˌnjuːməʊˌkəʊnɪˈɒtɪk) med
n
(Medicine) a person who suffers from pneumoconiosis
adj
(Medicine) relating to pneumoconiosis
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([dagger]) PMF is a fibrotic pneumoconiotic lesion at least 1 cm in diameter; both coal workers' pneumoconiosis and silicosis can progress to PMF.
In conclusion, calcite holds promise for reducing CWP prevalence among Appalachian coal miners, regardless of the pneumoconiotic effects caused by either BA1 or quartz or both.