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anthracosilicosis

noun an·thra·co·sil·i·co·sis \ ˌan(t)-thrə-(ˌ)kō-ˌsil-ə-ˈkō-səs \
variants: also anthrasilicosis play \ˌan(t)-thrə-\

medical Definition of anthracosilicosis

plural anthracosilicoses play \-ˌsēz\
:massive fibrosis of the lungs resulting from inhalation of carbon and quartz dusts and marked by shortness of breath

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