berylliosis

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berylliosis

[bə‚ril·ē′ō·səs]
(medicine)
Chronic lung inflammation due to inhalation of beryllium oxide dust.
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While nickel and beryllium poisoning is less common than lead poisoning, their effects can be equally problematic in terms of human health.
Similarly, beryllium poisoning is most often associated with occupational exposure.
Since then, Brock and her mother have been educating plant workers and their families, as well as the community in general, about Uranium and Beryllium poisoning.