anthracosis definition

  • noun:
    • identify black colored lung.
    • a somewhat mild pneumoconiosis brought on by inhalation of coal.
    • A chronic lung illness, common amongst coal miners, as a result of the breathing of coal dirt; -- called in addition collier's lung and miner's phthisis. See also the associated conditions pneumomelanosis and pneumoconiosis (black colored lung).
    • Apulmonary affection made by the inhalation of coal-dust, as by colliers. The particles, taken into the cells associated with the lung area, tend to be likely to produce pretty much inflammation by means of bronchitis or diffuse pneumonitis.
    • lung illness caused by inhaling coal dirt
    • identify black colored lung.
    • a comparatively moderate pneumoconiosis brought on by breathing of coal.
    • A chronic lung condition, frequent among coal miners, as a result of inhalation of coal dust; -- called in addition collier's lung and miner's phthisis. See in addition the related circumstances pneumomelanosis and pneumoconiosis (black colored lung).
    • Apulmonary affection generated by the inhalation of coal-dust, as by colliers. The particles, taken to the cells associated with lungs, are more likely to produce pretty much inflammation in the form of bronchitis or diffuse pneumonitis.
    • lung disease due to inhaling coal dust

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