Byssinosis: Usually an occupational disease where excessive inhalation of dust from cotton, hemp or flax causes lung problems.
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Definitions of Byssinosis:
An airway obstruction due to the dust inhaled during the processing of cotton.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Byssinosis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Byssinosis, or a subtype of Byssinosis,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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