bag·​as·​so·​sis ˌbag-ə-ˈsō-səs How to pronounce bagassosis (audio)
plural bagassoses -ˌsēz How to pronounce bagassosis (audio)
: an industrial disease characterized by cough, difficult breathing, chills, fever, and prolonged weakness and caused by the inhalation of the dust of bagasse

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“Bagassosis.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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