- the deposition of coal dust in the lungs; asymptomatic pneumoconiosis.
- black lung.
Origin of anthracosis
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- a lung disease due to inhalation of coal dustInformal name: coal miner's lung
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- Accumulation of carbon in the lungs from inhaled smoke or coal dust.miner's lung
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