chalicosis

noun

chal·​i·​co·​sis ˌkal-i-ˈkō-səs How to pronounce chalicosis (audio)
plural chalicoses -ˌsēz How to pronounce chalicosis (audio)
: 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 22 Jul. 2024.

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