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anthracosilicosis

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

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Medical Definition of anthracosilicosis

plural

anthracosilicoses

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  1. :  massive fibrosis of the lungs resulting from inhalation of carbon and quartz dusts and marked by shortness of breath


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