pneumoconiosis

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pneu·mo·co·ni·o·sis

noun \ˌn(y)ü-mō-ˌkō-nē-ˈō-səs\
plural pneu·mo·co·ni·o·ses \-ˌsēz\

Definition of PNEUMOCONIOSIS

: a disease of the lungs caused by the habitual inhalation of irritants (as mineral or metallic particles)—called also miner's asthma, miner's consumption, pneumonoconiosis; see black lung, silicosis

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