aluminosis

[ ə-lōō′mə-nōsĭs ]

n.

A form of pneumonoconiosis caused by exposure to alum-bearing dust.

Nearby words

  1. aluminium sulphate,
  2. aluminize,
  3. alumino-,
  4. aluminography,
  5. aluminosilicate,
  6. aluminosity,
  7. aluminothermy,
  8. aluminous,
  9. aluminous cement,
  10. aluminum


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