silicosis

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sil·i·co·sis

 (sĭl′ĭ-kō′sĭs)
n.
A disease of the lungs caused by continued inhalation of the dust of siliceous minerals and characterized by progressive fibrosis and a chronic shortness of breath.

sil′i·cot′ic (-kŏt′ĭk) adj.
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silicosis

(ˌsɪlɪˈkəʊsɪs)
n
(Pathology) pathol a form of pneumoconiosis caused by breathing in tiny particles of silica, quartz, or slate, and characterized by shortness of breath and fibrotic changes in the tissues of the lungs
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sil•i•co•sis

(ˌsɪl ɪˈkoʊ sɪs)

n.
a disease of the lungs caused by the inhaling of siliceous particles.
[1890–95]
sil`i•cot′ic (-ˈkɒt ɪk) adj.
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silicosis

a disease of the lungs caused by prolonged inhalation of silica dust, an occupational disease of quarry-workers.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.silicosis - a lung disease caused by inhaling particles of silica or quartz or slate
pneumoconiosis, pneumonoconiosis - chronic respiratory disease caused by inhaling metallic or mineral particles
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Translations
kivipölykeuhkosilikoosi

silicosis

[ˌsɪlɪˈkəʊsɪs] Nsilicosis f
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silicosis

n (Med) → Staublunge f, → Silikose f (spec)
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silicosis

[ˌsɪlɪˈkəʊsɪs] n (Med) → silicosi f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

sil·i·co·sis

n. silicosis, inhalación de partículas de polvo.
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silicosis

n silicosis f
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References in periodicals archive ?
Liu, "Effect of BuFeiHuoXue capsules on pneumosilicosis," Guangdong Yi Xue, vol.