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asbestosis

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noun as·bes·to·sis \ˌas-ˌbes-ˈtō-səs, ˌaz-\

Definition of asbestosis

plural as·bes·to·sesplay \-ˌsēz\

  1. :  a pneumoconiosis due to asbestos particles that is marked by thickening and scarring of lung tissue



1927

First Known Use of asbestosis

1927


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asbestosis

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noun as·bes·to·sis \ˌas-ˌbes-ˈtō-səs, ˌaz-\

Medical Definition of asbestosis

plural as·bes·to·ses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  a pneumoconiosis due to asbestos particles that is marked by fibrosis and scarring of lung tissue




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