aluminosis

noun
alu·​mi·​no·​sis | \ əˌlüməˈnōsə̇s \
plural aluminoses\ -​ōˌsēz \

Definition of aluminosis

: a lung disease caused by the inhalation of dusts of certain aluminum compounds

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First Known Use of aluminosis

1887, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aluminosis

New Latin, from alumin + -osis

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The first known use of aluminosis was in 1887

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“Aluminosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aluminosis. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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