anthracosilicosis


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anthracosilicosis

[‚an·thrə·kə‚sil·ə′kō·səs]
(medicine)
Chronic lung inflammation caused by inhalation of carbon and silicon particles.
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201 (2000) (stating "[t]his definition includes, but is not limited to, coal workers' pneumoconiosis, anthracosilicosis, anthracosis, anthrosilicosis, massive pulmonary fibrosis, progressive massive fibrosis, silicosis or silicotuberculosis").