anthracotic

anthracosis

[an-thruh-koh-sis]
noun Pathology.
1.
the deposition of coal dust in the lungs; asymptomatic pneumoconiosis.

Origin:
1830–40; < Neo-Latin; see anthrac-, -osis

anthracotic [an-thruh-kot-ik] , adjective
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anthracosis (ˌænθrəˈkəʊsɪs)
 
n
Informal name: coal miner's lung a lung disease due to inhalation of coal dust

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anthracosis an·thra·co·sis (ān'thrə-kō'sĭs)
n.
Accumulation of carbon in the lungs from inhaled smoke or coal dust. Also called miner's lung.

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