chalicosis

noun
chal·​i·​co·​sis | \ ˌkal-i-ˈkō-səs How to pronounce chalicosis (audio) \
plural chalicoses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce chalicoses (audio) \

Medical Definition of chalicosis

: a pulmonary disorder occurring among stonecutters that is caused by inhalation of stone dust

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“Chalicosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chalicosis. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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