miner's phthisis


: an occupational respiratory disease (as pneumoconiosis or anthracosilicosis) of miners

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“Miner's phthisis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/miner%27s%20phthisis. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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