Medical Dictionary

berylliosis

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noun be·ryl·li·o·sis \bə-ˌril-ē-ˈō-səs\
variants: also

beryllosis

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Medical Definition of berylliosis

plural

beryllioses

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berylloses

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  1. :  poisoning resulting from exposure to fumes and dusts of beryllium compounds or alloys and occurring chiefly as an acute pneumonitis or as a granulomatosis involving especially the lungs


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