asbestiform


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asbestiform

 [as-bes´tĭ-form]
resembling asbestos.

asbestiform

(az″bes′tĭ-form″) [ asbestos + -form]
Having a structure similar to that of asbestos.
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The asbestiform tremolite was found to have come from one of the several ore sources supplying NYCO's Willsboro, New York operation.
It, too, is certified as being free of asbestiform materials.
Both community-based and industrial exposures to asbestos and asbestiform fibers increase risks for mesorhelioma (Pasetto et al.
2000, 2001) or environmental exposure to naturally occurring asbestos or asbestiform fibers (Baris et al.
Geological Survey has characterized the respirable fraction of asbestiform amphiboles contaminating the Libby vermiculite as approximately 84% winchite, 11% richterite, and 6% tremolite (Meeker et al.
Year 2000 Medical Testing of Individuals Potentially Exposed to Asbestiform Minerals Associated with Vermiculite in Libby, Montana: A Report to the Community.
The asbestiform fibers found in his lungs were very similar to those contaminating the vermiculite mined near Libby, Montana.
Generation of superoxide from alveolar macrophages exposed to asbestiform and nonfibrous particles.
Epidemics of MM also occurred near naturally occurring deposits of asbestiform fibers and their use in whitewash and stucco (7-10).
A study of workers exposed to asbestiform minerals in commercial talc manufacture.
Malignant mesothelioma is a highly aggressive tumor of the serious membranes, which in humans results from exposure to asbestos and asbestiform fibers.