PNEUMONOCONIOSES

pneumonoconiosis

[noo-muh-noh-koh-nee-oh-sis, nyoo-]
noun Pathology.

Origin:
1865–70; pneumono- + Greek kóni(s) dust + -osis

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pneumonoconiosis

noun
chronic respiratory disease caused by inhaling metallic or mineral particles [syn: pneumoconiosis
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