pneumoconiosis

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(noo″mō-kō″nē-ō′sĭs )

[pneumo- + coniosis]
Any disease of the respiratory tract owing to inhalation of dust particles; an occupational disorder such as that caused by mining or stonecutting.
SYN: SEE: pneumonoconiosis SEE TABLE: The Pneumoconioses
The Pneumoconioses

Asbestosis*
Black lung disease (coal worker's pneumoconiosis)
Mixed dust pneumoconiosis
Silicosis
Talcosis

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