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anthracosis

[an-thruh-koh-sis] /ˌæn θrəˈkoʊ sɪs/
noun, Pathology.
1.
the deposition of coal dust in the lungs; asymptomatic pneumoconiosis.
Origin of anthracosis
1830-1840
From New Latin, dating back to 1830-40; See origin at anthrac-, -osis
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anthracotic
[an-thruh-kot-ik] /ˌæn θrəˈkɒt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for anthracosis

anthracosis

/ˌænθrəˈkəʊsɪs/
noun
1.
a lung disease due to inhalation of coal dust Informal name coal miner's lung
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anthracosis in Medicine

anthracosis an·thra·co·sis (ān'thrə-kō'sĭs)
n.
Accumulation of carbon in the lungs from inhaled smoke or coal dust. Also called miner's lung.

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