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asbestosis

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

Definition of ASBESTOSIS

:  a pneumoconiosis due to asbestos particles that is marked by thickening and scarring of lung tissue
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First Known Use of ASBESTOSIS

1927
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asbestosis

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

Medical Definition of ASBESTOSIS

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

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