anthracosilicosis

[ an-thruh-koh-sil-i-koh-sis ]
/ ˌæn θrə koʊˌsɪl ɪˈkoʊ sɪs /

noun Pathology.

a form of pneumoconiosis occurring in miners, caused by the inhalation of coal and siliceous particles.

QUIZZES

CAN YOU ACE THIS QUIZ ABOUT “COMPLIMENT” VS. “COMPLEMENT”?

Take this quiz to see if you really know the difference between “compliment” and “complement"!
Question 1 of 11
“Compliment” and “complement” had a shared meaning a long time ago, but today they are no longer interchangeable.
Also an·thra·sil·i·co·sis [an-thruh-sil-i-koh-sis] /ˌæn θrəˌsɪl ɪˈkoʊ sɪs/.

Origin of anthracosilicosis

From New Latin; see origin at anthraco-, silicosis
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Medical definitions for anthracosilicosis

anthracosilicosis
[ ăn′thrə-kō-sĭl′ĭ-kōsĭs ]

n.

Accumulation of carbon and silica in the lungs from inhaled coal dust.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.