[ an-thruh-koh-sil-i-koh-sis ]
/ ˌæn θrə koʊˌsɪl ɪˈkoʊ sɪs /
a form of pneumoconiosis occurring in miners, caused by the inhalation of coal and siliceous particles.
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Also an·thra·sil·i·co·sis [an-thruh-sil-i-koh-sis] /ˌæn θrəˌsɪl ɪˈkoʊ sɪs/.
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Medical definitions for anthracosilicosis
[ ăn′thrə-kō-sĭl′ĭ-kō′sĭs ]
Accumulation of carbon and silica in the lungs from inhaled coal dust.
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