chalicosis

[ kăl′ĭ-kōsĭs ]

n.

Pneumoconiosis caused by the inhalation of dust, occurring especially in stone cutters.

Nearby words

  1. chalets,
  2. chaleur bay,
  3. chaliapin,
  4. chalice,
  5. chaliced,
  6. chalicothere,
  7. chalk,
  8. chalk and talk,
  9. chalk line,
  10. chalk out


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