asbestos body

n.

A ferruginous body containing asbestos fibers as a core and a histologic indication of exposure to asbestos.

Nearby words

  1. asb.,
  2. asben,
  3. asbestine,
  4. asbestoid,
  5. asbestos,
  6. asbestos cement,
  7. asbestosis,
  8. asbjörnsen,
  9. asbm,
  10. asbo


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