• Definition for "pneumoconiosis"
    • an illness of this lungs, particularly asbestosis or…
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  • Sentence for "pneumoconiosis"
    • The industrial disease pneumoconiosis is caused…
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  • Medical Dictionary for "pneumoconiosis"
    • Inflammation and irritation due to deposition…
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pneumoconiosis definition

  • noun:
    • an illness of this lungs, particularly asbestosis or silicosis, brought on by long-continued breathing of specially mineral or metallic dust.
    • A disease of the lung area caused by inhalation of particulate matter.
    • just like pneumonoconiosis. Also pneumokoniosis.
    • persistent respiratory disease brought on by inhaling metallic or mineral particles
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