brown lung disease

noun

Medical Definition of brown lung disease

: byssinosis

called also brown lung

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“Brown lung disease.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/brown%20lung%20disease. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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