anthracosilicosis an·thra·co·sil·i·co·sis (ān'thrə-kō-sĭl'ĭ-kō'sĭs)
Accumulation of carbon and silica in the lungs from inhaled coal dust.
|(used as a nonsense word by children to express approval or to represent the longest word in English.)|
|a white, crystalline, water-insoluble solid, C14H9Cl5, usually derived from chloral by reaction with chlorobenzene in the presence of fuming sulfuric acid: used as an insecticide and as a scabicide and pediculicide: agricultural use prohibited in the U.S.|