silicotuberculosis

noun
sil·​i·​co·​tu·​ber·​cu·​lo·​sis | \ ˌsil-i-kō-t(y)u̇-ˌbər-kyə-ˈlō-səs How to pronounce silicotuberculosis (audio) \
plural silicotuberculoses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce silicotuberculosis (audio) \

Medical Definition of silicotuberculosis

: silicosis and tuberculosis in the same lung

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“Silicotuberculosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/silicotuberculosis. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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