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silicoproteinosis

[ sĭl′ĭ-kō-prō′tē-nōsĭs ]
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n.
An acute, usually fatal pulmonary disorder, similar to pulmonary alveolar proteinosis, resulting from exposure to high concentrations of silica dust.
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