Silicosis: An occupation lung disease caused by breathing in silica dust.
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Prevention of Silicosis
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Definitions of Silicosis:
Pneumoconiosis due to the inhalation of dust of stone, sand, or flint containing silicon dioxide, with formation of generalized, nodular fibrotic changes in both lungs. (Dorland, 27th ed)
- (Source - Diseases Database)
A lung disease caused by inhaling particles of silica or quartz or slate
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
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