[ buh-ril-ee-oh-sis ]
/ bəˌrɪl iˈoʊ sɪs /
beryllium poisoning, characterized by the formation of granulomas, primarily affecting the lungs and causing a cough, chest pain, and shortness of breath.
- beryl blue,
- beryl green,
- beryllium copper,
- berzelius, jöns jakob, baron
Origin of berylliosis
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[ bə-rĭl′ē-ō′sĭs ]
Beryllium poisoning characterized by the occurrence of granulomatous fibrosis, especially of the lungs, due to inhalation of beryllium salts.
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