chalicosis

noun
chal·​i·​co·​sis | \ˌkal-i-ˈkō-səs \
plural chalicoses\ -​ˌsēz \

Medical Definition of chalicosis 

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

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