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asbestosis

inflammation of the lungs resulting from chronic inhalation of asbestos particles
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asbestosis

[as‚be′stō·səs]
(medicine)
A chronic lung inflammation caused by inhalation of asbestos dust.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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